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Japanese Encephalitis—Questions and Answers

This web page provides answers to some of the most common questions about Japanese encephalitis.

Author: PATH

JE Clinical Care Guidelines

These guidelines are intended for use in the clinical management of acutely ill children with symptoms suggesting meningitis or encephalitis. Local adaptation of these guidelines is encouraged.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

JE Posters for Clinics

PATH created these materials to provide updated and accurate information about JE in clinical settings. The posters aim to educate parents on JE prevention by immunization, as well as on the immediate need for health care if a child develops …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

JE Vaccines at a Glance

A side-by-side comparison of internationally available JE vaccines, including information on dosage, cost, and supply. (Updated June 2009.)

Author: PATH

Published: 2008

Keeping Track of Vietnam's Vaccines

This evidence brief describes how project Optimize worked in Vietnam with national, regional, and local partners to help introduce VaxTrak, a software program that allows users at various levels of the health system to track vaccine stock and report …

Author: PATH, Vietnam National Expanded Program on Immunization, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Key Steps in Sharps Waste Disposal

This training aid explains pictorially the key steps involved in the safe management of health care waste.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Kill or Cure: Japanese Encephalitis

This 25-minute BBC World documentary, produced by Rockhopper TV, provides a glimpse of the devastating toll of Japanese encephalitis in Southeast Asia and the tireless efforts of many partners dedicated to making a vaccine widely available. The …

Author: PATH; Rockhopper TV

Published: 2005

Kill or Cure: Meningitis

This 25-minute BBC World documentary, produced by Rockhopper TV, offers a poignant and revealing account of the devastating impact meningitis epidemics have on individuals, families, and communities. The film also takes viewers to Mali where PATH's …

Author: PATH; Rockhopper TV

Published: 2007

Landscape Analysis: Analysis of EVSM Indicators

The Effective Vaccine Stores Management (EVSM) assessment tool was created to help countries and agencies evaluate critical components of the country’s primary vaccine store. To date, 57 countries have completed the EVSM assessment. This …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Landscape Analysis: Cool Chain Technologies

Technologies related to the temperature control of vaccines during the distribution process are essential to the cool chain. This report provides a landscape analysis of these technologies and their appropriateness for use with vaccines in …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Landscape Analysis: Trends in Vaccine Availability and Novel Vaccine Delivery Technologies: 2008–2025

This landscape analysis identifies trends in the availability of vaccines and novel vaccine delivery technologies that are and will be of relevance to low- and middle-income countries from the present through 2025.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Lessons Learned From an Operations Research Assessment of New Supply Chain Demonstrations in Four Countries: A Framework for Decision-Making: Albania, Senegal, Tunisia, and Vietnam

In 2012, project Optimize completed an assessment to explore the acceptability and feasibility of the innovative vaccine supply chain interventions the project had demonstrated in four collaborating countries. The goal was to learn about future …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Long-Term Immunogenicity of Measles Vaccine After Coadministration with Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

This follow-up study to PATH's original coadministration trial demonstrated that measles seroprotection rates were still high one year post-vaccination among infants who originally seroconverted for measles.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Maintaining a Needle Remover

Safely managing infectious sharps waste is one of the critical challenges facing health systems in low-resource settings. It is an important component of injection safety strategy. This two-page guide contains instructions for correctly maintaining …

Author: Berman A

Published: 2006

Making Malaria History

Malaria is preventable and treatable, but to eliminate it requires political commitment, financial support, and a higher level of local ownership than ever before. This website is a resource for the global malaria community to provide updates on the …

Author: PATH

Making Sense of Temperature Monitoring Devices

Maintaining proper temperatures for vaccine products is challenging, especially in places with extremely hot or cold climates, unreliable electricity, and weak transportation infrastructure. This banner displays devices prequalified by the World …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Malaria Vaccine Initiative

The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative's (MVI) mission is to accelerate the development of malaria vaccines and ensure their availability and accessibility in the developing world. The website contains information on malaria and potential …

Author: PATH

Malaria Vaccine Market Consultation: Meeting Report

This report provides an overview of a 2001 meeting of experts that reviewed the malaria vaccine market and identified gaps in essential economic and market information needed to inform decision-makers and ultimately drive the funding/investment …

Author: PATH

Published: 2001

Managing Sharps Waste in Andhra Pradesh: Introduction and Scale-Up of a Sharps Waste Management Program

This case study describes the sharps waste management component of an immunization systems strengthening project conducted in Andhra Pradesh, India, and describes key developments in both the pilot and scale-up phases of the project. It also …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Measles Vaccine Immunogenicity After Coadministration with Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Shows Equivalence to That of Measles Vaccine Given Alone

This study by PATH's JE project determined that measles vaccine and the live, attenuated JE vaccine can be safely co-administered with no effect on the immunogenicity of either.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Medical Waste Management for Primary Health Centers in Indonesia

This report describes the process and lessons learned in implementing pilot waste-management systems at primary health centers in three districts of Yogyakarta province in Indonesia. The report was used to guide the development of waste-management …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Meeting Requirements for Controlled Room Temperature Storage of Medicines

Project Optimize and the Tunisian Ministry of Public Health are collaborating to explore new logistics and supply chain solutions that can optimize the vaccine supply chain. This report describes a study that project Optimize commissioned to assess …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Meningitis Vaccine Project

The Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP), a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization, works to eliminate epidemic meningitis as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. The MVP website includes information on …

Author: PATH and World Health Organization

Meningitis Vaccine Project News Digest

MVP News Digest provides a quarterly update of activities at the Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP), a partnership between the World Health Organization and PATH. MVP works to eliminate epidemic meningitis as a public health problem in sub-Saharan …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Microneedle Patches

PATH is exploring ways to address some of the many factors that can prevent people from accessing the vaccines that they need. One potential solution is intradermal delivery of vaccines. Microneedles are a diverse category of delivery technologies …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013