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Disease: Pneumococcus

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Vaccine Information Management System (VIMS)

This online database provides a centralized, web-based warehouse for key information related to vaccine access. It includes data on the global uptake of Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal, rotavirus, and hepatitis B vaccines; demographic …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Vaccine Information Statements

This page contains vaccine information statements for a variety of immunizations, which are published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This web page also includes links to translations of the statements to many languages other …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information Statements

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets used in the United States (US) that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients. US federal law requires that healthcare staff provide a VIS to a patient, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Position Papers

This web page provides links to all of the World Health Organization's position papers on specific vaccines. In addition to linking to these resources in English, it also provides links to translations of the papers into other languages, as well as …

Author: World Health Organization

Vaccine Recommendations of the ACIP

This web page provides vaccine-related recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The page includes recommendations for specific vaccines, such as those against …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccines for the Future

This quarterly e-newsletter provides an update on PATH’s efforts to accelerate the development of innovative, safe, effective, and affordable vaccines against the leading causes of childhood deaths in developing-world populations, pneumonia …

Author: PATH

Vaccines for the Unvaccinated: Protecting the Herd

This editorial, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides commentary on the effect of vaccines in protecting the unvaccinated through herd immunity and using this effect as an important consideration in strategies for …

Author: Stephens DS

Published: 2008

Vaccines in the Era of Genomics: The Pneumococcal Challenge

Published in the journal Vaccine, this review aims to provide the reader with an understanding of the capsular-based complexity of Streptococcus pneumoniae, one of the main limitations to current vaccine development; the need for a new vaccine …

Author: Barocchi MA, Censini S, Rappuoli R

Published: 2007

Vaccines.gov

This website is a gateway to information from the United States government on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. It provides resources from US federal agencies for the general public and their …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

The Value of Investing in Vaccines

This infographic illustrates the economic benefits of immunization. It is specifically focused on how delivering three childhood vaccines—Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal, and rotavirus—in the world's 73 poorest countries …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Published: 2012

VIMS – Vaccine Information Management System: Report on Global Introduction

This web page provides links to an archive of the VIMS Report on Global Introduction. The report, updated quarterly, provides data and figures on the introduction status of Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal conjugate, and rotavirus …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

What Do the Next 100 Years Hold for Pneumococcal Vaccination?

This editorial article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, provides a brief historical overview of vaccination against pneumococcal disease and offers a perspective on the future of pneumococcal vaccines. The authors describe the …

Author: Rijkers GT, van Mens SP, van Velzen-Blad H

Published: 2010

What Would Happen if We Stopped Vaccinations?

This web page provides a summary of disease-related consequences of stopping immunizations. Vaccination programs have eliminated or significantly reduced many vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States and elsewhere. However, these diseases …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Which Pneumococcal Serogroups Cause the Most Invasive Disease: Implications for Conjugate Vaccine Formulation and Use, Part I

Published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, this study analyzed more than 70 recent data sets to compare the serogroups causing invasive pneumococcal disease with those represented in conjugate vaccine formulations. ABSTRACT ONLY. …

Author: Hausdorff WP, Bryant J, Paradiso P, Siber G

Published: 2000

WHO Expert Consultation on Serotype Composition of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines for Use in Resource-Poor Developing Countries, 26–27 October 2006, Geneva.

Published in the journal Vaccine, this article reports on a World Health Organization expert consultation to formulate a data-driven approach to determine the minimum or optimal formulation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, particularly keeping in …

Author: Cherian T

Published: 2007

WHO Policy Development Processes for a New Vaccine: Case Study of Malaria Vaccines

This article, published in Malaria Journal, analyzed the World Health Organization policy development process to predict its course for a malaria vaccine. Data needs for a malaria vaccine include safety; the demonstration of efficacy in a range of …

Author: Milstien J, Cardenas V, Cheyne J, Brooks A

Published: 2010

WHO Prequalified Vaccines

This web page provides a database of vaccines prequalified by the World Health Organization which allows the user to search by manufacturer, vaccine, or country of manufacture. The database is tailored to support immunization program managers, …

Author: World Health Organization

WHO Vaccine Reaction Rates Information Sheets

This web page provides links to information sheets on reaction rates of selected vaccines. The papers are primarily designed for use by national public health officials and immunization program managers. Data from these sheets can be used for the …

Author: World Health Organization

World Health Organization Definition of "Radiologically Confirmed Pneumonia" May Under-estimate the True Public Health Value of Conjugate Pneumococcal Vaccines

The public health benefit of conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) in preventing pneumonia would only be appreciated if the tool used for measuring “pneumococcal pneumonia” had good sensitivity. Exploratory studies in South Africa …

Author: Madhi S, Klugman K

Published: 2007

World Pneumonia Day

This website is a source for information about World Pneumonia Day—November 12—which was established in 2009. The aim of the day is to raise awareness about pneumonia, the world’s leading killer of children under the age of five; …

Author: PneumoADIP, GAVI Alliance, Save the Children, Hedge Funds vs. Malaria & Pneumonia

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