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Disease: Not disease/vaccine specific

Total results with these characteristics: 479

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

Installing and Testing Battery-Free Solar Refrigerators in Vietnam

This photo set contains pictures of the installation and initial testing of two True Energy BLF 100 DC Sure Chill® battery-free solar powered vaccine refrigerators in Vietnam. The refrigerators were installed in May 2011, one in Thanh Ba district, …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Institute for Vaccine Safety

The Institute for Vaccine Safety provides independent assessment of vaccine safety to help guide decision-makers and educate physicians, the public, and the media about key issues surrounding the safety of vaccines. The institute's goal is to work …

Author: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

An Integrated Approach to Health Information Systems in Guatemala

This document describes an effort by the World Health Organization, PATH, the Pan American Health Organization, and the Guatemala Ministry of Public Health and Social Services to address challenges related to vaccine introduction. The goal is …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Integrating the Supply Chains of Vaccines and Other Health Commodities

This evidence brief examines the benefits, challenges, and rationale for integrating vaccine supply chains with the supply chains of other health commodities. It provides agencies, donors, decision-makers, and partners with a brief overview of …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Integration of Vaccine Supply Chains With Other Health Commodity Supply Chains: A Framework for Decision-Making

This document provides national immunization program managers, their technical support staff, policymakers in ministries of health, and global agencies involved in vaccine and health product supply chains with a better understanding of the benefits …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)

This website provides information on icddr,b's work in Bangladesh and other areas to develop and promote solutions to major health, population, and nutrition problems, particularly those involving diarrheal disease.

Author: International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh

International Federation on Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA)

IFPMA represents the research-based pharmaceutical industry and other manufacturers of prescription medicines worldwide. It is the main channel of communication between this sector of the industry and the World Health Organization, as well as other …

Author: International Federation on Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA)

The International Finance Facility for Immunization (IFFIm)

General information on the function and objectives of IFFIm, a new funding mechanism that secures pledges of future aid in order to leverage money from international capital markets to support national immunization programmes.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

International Vaccine Institute (IVI)

Based in Korea, IVI is dedicated to improving human health through research, development, and strengthening vaccine science capabilities for developing countries. This website offers IVI publications and reports, as well as an events calendar.

Author: International Vaccine Institute (IVI)

Intradermal Delivery for Vaccine Dose Sparing: Overview of Current Issues

Preclinical and clinical data highlight potential benefits from intradermal delivery of reduced doses of vaccines, possibly using novel delivery devices. This article, published in Vaccine, outlines evidence gaps and logistical challenges of this …

Author: Zehrung D, Jarrahian C, Wales A

Published: 2013

Intradermal Delivery of Vaccines: Potential Benefits and Current Challenges

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, explores the ways by which the delivery of vaccine antigens to the dermis and/or epidermis layers of the skin (i.e., intradermal vaccine delivery) might be more efficient than …

Author: Hickling JK, Jones KR, Friede M, Zehrung D, Chen D, Kristensen D

Published: 2011

Intranasal Delivery Devices

Intranasal delivery devices deliver vaccines or medications directly to the nasal cavity or lungs, where they can be absorbed directly by the appropriate tissues. This fact sheet describes PATH's work on intranasal delivery devices to administer …

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

The Introduction of New Vaccines Into Developing Countries: IV: Global Access Strategies

This paper, published in Vaccine, offers a framework for managing a comprehensive Global Access Strategy for new vaccines in developing countries. It is aimed at strengthening the ability of public-sector entities to reach their goals. ABSTRACT …

Author: Mahoney RT, Krattiger A, Clemens JD, Curtiss R

Published: 2007

An Introduction to Advocacy--A Training Guide

This well-written and formatted, 130-page training manual provides tools to help people engage in the advocacy process. Though written specifically for an African audience, the guide can be used anywhere. The full guide has been divided into three …

Author: US Agency for International Development

An Introduction to the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy

This brochure describes the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS), which aims to protect more people against more diseases. It describes achievements in childhood immunization and the benefits of this key and cost-effective health …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Published: 2009

Investing in Stronger Vaccine Supply Chains: Reaching Children With Immunization, Saving Lives

This brochure describes how advances in vaccine supply chain systems can accelerate the delivery of lifesaving immunizations to people who need them. The document offers recommendations for global policymakers to support countries in building more …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Investing in Vaccines for the Developing World

This fact sheet on investing in vaccines for the developing world details the cost of developing and distributing vaccines, and it outlines the innovative funding solutions designed to address these issues.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Investing Together for a Healthy Future: The 2016-2020 GAVI Alliance Investment Opportunity

This report makes the case for the GAVI Alliance's call for an additional investment of US$7.5 billion to help immunize an additional 300 million children from 2016 to 2020. It includes GAVI's plan for increasing the proportion of children worldwide …

Author: GAVI Alliance

Published: 2014

Is Immunisation Child Protection?

This article, published in The Lancet, argues that the failure of parental acceptance of safe and effective vaccination could be the biggest hurdle to realization of successful development and implementation of vaccines in the coming decades. The …

Author: Finn A, Savulescu J

Published: 2011

The Journey of Your Child's Vaccine

This infographic provides an overview of how new vaccines are developed, approved, and manufactured, how they are added to the United States' childhood immunization schedule, and how vaccine safety continues to be monitored after introduction.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2013

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

Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply

This 45-minute video was designed to decrease vaccine storage and handling errors and preserve vaccine supply by demonstrating to immunization providers the recommended best practices for storage and handling of vaccines. It highlights the keys to …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2014