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Resource type: Report

Total results with these characteristics: 257

Polio Eradication Advocacy Guide

An excellent, brief guide to advocacy activities, using polio eradication as a case study.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1999

Poliomyelitis: Intensification of the Global Eradication Initiative

This resolution from the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for a redoubled effort to complete the "end game" of polio eradication. The resolution declares the completion of poliovirus eradication a programmatic emergency …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Post-Marketing Surveillance of Rotavirus Vaccine Safety

This manual provides a review of current knowledge related to the safety of rotavirus vaccine and suggests approaches for monitoring safety after vaccine introduction in a country.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Practical, Local Solutions for Safely Managing Contaminated Syringes and Other Medical Waste

Until recently little guidance had been available on practical, affordable, and safe waste storage and collection systems or on construction of effective burners. PATH partnered with Nepali nongovernmental organization General Welfare Pratistan and …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease Among Infants and Children --- Use of 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and 23-Valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

This report, published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), summarizes recommendations approved by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on February 24, 2010, for the use of 13-valent …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2010

Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme: From Decision to Implementation and Monitoring

This report reviews the principles and issues to be considered when making decisions about, planning, and implementing the introduction of a vaccine into a national immunization program. It also highlights ways to use the opportunity provided by the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Procurement and Pricing of New Vaccines for Developing Countries

Several vaccines that have come to market, including the rotavirus, pneumococcal conjugate, and human papillomavirus vaccines, have the potential to bring large public health benefits to developing countries. This eight-page policy brief explains …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Published: 2008

Progress for Children: A Report Card on Immunization

This report analyzes global immunization progress and challenges, with a focus on regional activities.

Author: UNICEF

Published: 2005

Progress in Cervical Cancer Prevention: The CCA Report Card

This report assesses global readiness to fight cervical cancer using new approaches and new technologies, especially in regions where the disease is a common killer. It underscores the urgent need for the global community to prioritize cervical …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

Published: 2012

Progress in Improving the Safety of Injections in the EPI Western Pacific Region

Includes a "Guide for developing a national plan of action for injection safety" and a "Checklist for EPI supervisors—sterilization and injection practices."

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1998

Protecting Children for a Healthy Tomorrow: Lessons From the Andhra Pradesh Partnership Project on Immunization

This publication outlines the activities undertaken in the five-year Partnership Project on Immunization by the Indian state government of Andhra Pradesh and PATH to strengthen routine immunization by introduction of the hepatitis B vaccine in …

Author: PATH; Government of Andhra Pradesh, India

Published: 2006

Protecting Global Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH’s Global Advocacy Strategy During the United Nations Environment Program Mercury Treaty Negotiations

This case study highlights PATH and its partners’ successful advocacy efforts to ensure the protection of vaccines containing thiomersal—a preservative used in multi-dose vaccines. In January 2013, government delegates finalized a global …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: How PATH Advances Technologies Through Cross-Sector Collaboration

This policy report highlights the essential role that public-private partnerships play in driving global health product development, including vaccines and related technologies, and offers insights into the key components of successful …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Pull Mechanisms for Value-Added Technologies for Vaccines

Project Optimize, a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization, commissioned this white paper to examine the issues influencing vaccine producer willingness to advance, adopt, and commercialize value-added technologies for …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Ranking Vaccines: A Prioritization Framework - Phase I: Demonstration of Concept and a Software Blueprint

As new vaccine development opportunities continue to arise, it can be difficult for decision-makers to know where to invest their limited resources. This report describes a decision-support model and the blueprint of accompanying software being …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2012

Record of the Meeting of the Advsiory Committee on Immunization Practices

The meeting report outlines the committee's recommendations for introduction of RotaTeq® into the routine US immunization schedule and provides guidance on addressing special circumstances in relation to administration of the vaccine. The …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2006

Report of the Informal Consultation on Meningococcal Carriage Studies in Africa

This report summarizes a meeting organized by the World Health Organization to discuss meningococcal carriage studies in Africa that could provide data to support the introduction of the meningococcal A conjugate vaccine in the region. The …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2005

Report of the Second WHO Consultation on the Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines (GAP)

This report of the second World Health Organization Consultation on the Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines (GAP-II) held July 12 to 14, 2011, summarizes the overview of GAP activities in the first five years and proposed action points …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Report on "Consultative Meeting on Japanese Encephalitis (JE) Prevention and Control"

The Consultative Meeting on JE Prevention and Control was convened by the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 12. This official meeting record includes participants, objectives, and …

Author: Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control & Research

Published: 2009

Report on the Japanese Encephalitis Disability Assessment

The burden of disability among JE survivors has been a neglected area of study. This assessment, performed by the Government of Cambodia in partnership with PATH, found one in four children infected with JE either died or suffered severe sequelae …

Author: Cambodian Ministry of Health

Published: 2008

Responses to Avian Influenza and State of Pandemic Readiness: Fourth Global Progress Report

This report focuses on progress with responses to avian influenza and with pandemic preparedness between June 2007 and June 2008. Where data allow, the report looks back over the last three years. It also: 1) describes international financial …

Author: United Nations System Influenza Coordinator, The World Bank

Published: 2008

Results From a Survey of Immunization Stakeholders in Vietnam Regarding the Presentation, Packaging, and Distribution of Human Papillomavirus Vaccines

This report summarizes results from a survey which obtained input from stakeholders within the Expanded Programme on Immunization in Vietnam about issues and perceptions related to the storage, distribution, and delivery of the current and potential …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

A Review of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project

This report details the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project, which was an end-to-end reengineering of the US public-sector vaccine supply chain—from vaccine budgeting through …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2010

The Right Shot: Extending the Reach of Affordable and Adapted Vaccines

Lack of information on both the price and the different product characteristics of vaccines limits countries’ ability to operate affordable and effective immunization programs. This report aims to remedy some of the existing knowledge gaps by …

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières

Published: 2012

Role(s) of Vaccines and Immunization Programs in Global Disease Control: Mind the Nitty-Gritty Details

This report, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies Global Health Policy Center, focuses on the details of the complex biological, epidemiologic, and risk-management concepts that are the foundations of global and …

Author: Nieburg P, McLaren NM

Published: 2011