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Disease: Not disease/vaccine specific

Total results with these characteristics: 475

Immunization Safety: A Global Priority

This entire issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization is devoted to the topic of immunization safety, including vaccine quality, adverse events reporting, and safety of immunization injections.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2000

Immunization Safety Review: Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine and Autism

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US National Institutes of Health recognized the need for an independent group to carefully examine the hypothesized measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and autism link and address other …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2001

Immunization Safety Review: Vaccinations and Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy

This report contains results of a review completed by the Immunization Safety Review Committee of epidemiologic evidence on Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) and neonatal death. The committee found that the evidence did not support a causal …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2003

Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism

This eighth and final report of the Immunization Safety Review Committee examines the hypothesis that vaccines, specifically the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines, are causally associated with autism.

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2004

Immunization Schedules

This web page provides detailed information about immunization schedules geared for health care professionals and the general public. It includes links to the latest easy-to-read vaccine schedules for all age groups, as recommended by the US Centers …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Immunization Surveillance, Assessment and Monitoring

This web page provides up-to-date information on regional and global incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases, as well as rates of immunization coverage. Most of the data is derived from official reports by World Health Organization (WHO) Member …

Author: World Health Organization

Immunization Training

Educational materials for health care professionals according to standards developed for immunization service delivery in the UK.

Author: Health Protection Agency, UK

Published: 2008

IMMUNIZATIONbasics

Building on the work of earlier US Agency for International Development (USAID) projects, including BASICS, Partners for Health Reform Plus, and CHANGE, the IMMUNIZATIONbasics Project continued USAID's longstanding immunization support to …

Author: John Snow, Inc.; US Agency for International Development

Published: 2009

Immunology Problem Sets and Tutorials

An online resource for learning immunology, including information on antibody structure, HIV/AIDS, and case studies.

Author: The Biology Project, University of Arizona

Published: 2002

Impact of Antivaccine Movements on Pertussis Control: The Untold Story

To assess the impact of antivaccine movements that targeted pertussis whole-cell vaccines, the researchers compared pertussis incidence in countries where high coverage with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccines (DTP) was maintained with countries …

Author: Gangarosa EJ, Galazka AM, Wolfe CR, et al.

Published: 1998

The Imperative for Stronger Vaccine Supply and Logistics Systems

This article, published in Vaccine, asserts that over the next decade vaccine supply and logistics systems in nearly all developing countries will require significant investments of time and resources from global and national partners, donors, and …

Author: Zaffran M, Vandelaer J, Kristensen D, et al.

Published: 2013

Improved Injection Practices After the Introduction of Treatment and Sterility Guidelines in Tanzania

From the journal of Tropical Medicine and International Health, this article follows a training program at health centers, observations included increased health worker knowledge and improved sterilization practices, along with reductions …

Author: Vos J, Gumodoka B, van Asten HA, et al.

Published: 1998

An Improved Passive Vaccine Carrier

This fact sheet describes PATH’s work to address the problem of vaccines freezing during transport by incorporating an inner vaccine box made of phase-change material into vaccine carriers.

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Improving Immunization Through Supportive Supervision

This fact sheet describes PATH's training of 70 immunization program supervisors in Vietnam's Ha Tinh Province to use supportive supervision methods, leading to immediate and significant improvements in performance.

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2007

Improving Vaccine Delivery Through Moving Warehouses

This fact sheet details a collaboration between Project Optimize and the Senegalese Ministry of Health to implement and validate a "moving warehouse" that will streamline the vaccine supply chain from the regional to the peripheral level. A moving …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Incentives and Innovative Financing for Global Health Product Development

This fact sheet explores different incentives and innovative financing mechanisms and their role in the development of global health products, including vaccines. In addition to providing an overview of the different options available, it also …

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Published: 2010

The Incinerator Guidebook: A Practical Guide for Selecting, Purchasing, Installing, Operating and Maintaining Small-Scale Incinerators in Low-Resource Settings

This guidebook is designed to help program planners address the challenges of safe management of health care waste (HCW) using small-scale incinerators in low-resource settings. Every country and health setting faces different challenges to managing …

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer project

Published: 2010

Increasing Immunization Coverage at the Health Facility Level

This 41-page handbook offers practical guidance for understanding and addressing reasons for low coverage.

Author: World Health Organization and UNICEF

Published: 2002

Increasing Immunization Coverage in Uganda: The Community Problem-solving and Strategy Development Approach

This short paper describes in some detail how Ugandan communities were involved in improving immunization services. The paper includes an annex with common questions posed by community members, and suggested answers, in both English and French.

Author: BASICS II, Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2003

Incremental Costs of Introducing Jet Injection Technology for Delivery of Routine Childhood Vaccinations: Comparative Analysis From Brazil, India, and South Africa

This article, published in Vaccine, describes a study that estimated the incremental costs of transitioning from needles and syringes to delivering childhood vaccines with disposable-syringe jet injectors (DSJIs) in Brazil, India, and South Africa. …

Author: Griffiths UK, Santos AC, Nundy N, Jacoby E, Matthias D

Published: 2011

Infection Prevention: An Online Course

Designed to help health care providers, supervisors of health care facilities, and medical/nursing students strengthen their ability to protect themselves, their clients, and members of the surrounding community from infections. Topics covered …

Author: EngenderHealth

Published: 2004

Ingredients of a Successful Public-Private Partnership: A Case Study of the Landmark Vaccine Vial Monitor Partnership

This document describes the partnership that created the vaccine vial monitor, providing a useful example to policymakers, funders, nongovernmental and multilateral organizations, and product developers of how the public and private sectors can …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

The Initiative for Vaccine Research: Strategic Plan 2010 - 2020

This document outlines current and future plans, objectives, and milestones for the department dedicated to vaccines and immunization at the World Health Organization (WHO). This long-term strategic plan takes account of the evolving vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Injection Safety

Resources available on this web page include scientific articles, technical tools, policy statements, and more on injection safety.

Author: World Health Organization

Innovative Passive Cooling Options for Vaccines

This evidence brief reports results from field demonstrations of new vaccine cold boxes that could soon be available as World Health Organization–prequalified devices for vaccine storage and/or transport. This information is intended for national …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013