Disease: Not disease/vaccine specific
Total results with these characteristics: 424
- 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
- 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 …
- Investing in Vaccines for Developing Countries: How Public-Private Partnerships Can Confront Neglected Diseases
This commentary discusses the barrier of vaccine price on sustainable immunization programs in developing countries and offers examples of new mechanisms driven by public-private partnerships to overcome issues of affordability.
Author: Yaïch M
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- Knowledge Utilization and the Process of Policy Formation
This literature review analyzes the use of technical information for influencing policy.
Author: US Agency for International Development
- 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
- 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
- Landscape Analysis of Routine Immunization in Nigeria: Identifying Barriers and Prioritizing Interventions
This white paper provides an analysis of supply-side constraints and demand-side determinants of routine immunization coverage in Nigeria. It emphasizes that tackling the basic barriers to routine immunization in Nigeria—cold chain, transport, …
Author: International Vaccine Access Center
- Landscape Analysis Synopsis: An Initial Investigation of the Drivers of Routine Immunization System Performance in Africa
The Africa Routine Immunization System Essentials (ARISE) project documents successful interventions that drive strong routine immunization system performance in Africa and analyzes their potential for diffusion throughout the region. ARISE …
Author: John Snow, Inc.
- Lessons from Polio Eradication
This article, published in Nature, discusses what the authors believe can be learned from the polio eradication initiative; in particular, why some children remain unvaccinated. Their research points to three key lessons for the endgame of polio …
Author: Larson HJ, Ghinai I
- Logistics of Health Care Waste Management: Information and Approaches for Developing Country Settings
This publication, produced by the US Agency for International Development's Deliver Project, considers the reality of health care waste management practices in resource-limited settings, and offers solutions based on actual experience …
Author: USAID Deliver Project
- Maintaining Public Trust in Vaccines: Are We Victims of our Own Success?
This interview with Dr. Gellin, head of the National Network for Immunization Information, cautions us not to "use outbreaks as a way of reminding ourselves about the importance of immunization."
Author: Rosenthal M.
- Making Vaccine Technologies Work for the Poor
This briefing emphasizes the impact of a community's perception of immunization and how that perception can inform interventions and advocacy efforts.
Author: Institute for Development Studies
- The Manager's Electronic Resource Center
This web resource center provides management tools and information across an international network of health professionals. The site is run by MSH, a nonprofit organization geared toward strengthening health programs worldwide.
Author: Management Sciences for Health
- Managing Sharps Waste in Andhra Pradesh
A report on the introduction and scale up of a practical system for sharps waste management focused on reducing the number of injections given, needle removal, syringe disinfection, and collection of syringe plastic for recycling.
Author: PATH, US Agency for International Development, and the Government of Andhra Pradesh
- Maternal Immunization: US FDA Regulatory Considerations
Vaccination of pregnant women provides important health benefits to both mother and infant, and has been an important disease-prevention strategy in these two groups. However, since pregnant women are usually excluded from participation in clinical …
Author: Gruber MF
- The Media/Materials Clearinghouse
This website provides health communication materials, including immunization materials, posters, videos, and literature. There are four databases that are maintained by the Media/Materials Clearinghouse.
Author: Johns Hopkins Population Information Program
- 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
- Meningitis Foundation of America
This website contains background, clinical, and surveillance information on meningitis. It also includes information specific to meningococcal disease, pneumococcal disease, and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). The mission of the …
Author: Meningitis Foundation of America
- Mercury Levels in Newborns and Infants After Receipt of Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines
This article, published in Pediatrics, reports on a study assessing blood levels and the elimination of ethyl mercury after vaccination of infants with thimerosal-containing vaccines. The authors concluded that the blood half-life of intramuscular …
Author: Pichichero ME, Gentile A, Giglio N, et al.
- Mid-level Management Course for EPI Managers
This set of training modules is aimed at mid-level EPI program managers at district and province levels and covers a spectrum of activities, from planning through program implementation and evaluation.
Author: World Health Organization
- Mobile Phones Bring Online Immunization Registries to Low-Resource Countries
Today, most health workers at the service‐delivery level in developing countries use paper‐based systems to track the individuals who have been vaccinated and the vaccines and other resources used during the process. This fact sheet …
Author: PATH, World Health Organization
- A Model for Analyzing Strategic Use of Government Financing to Improve Health Care Provision
On behalf of Partnerships for Health Reform Plus, this paper evaluates public and private provision of health care services in low- and middle-income developing countries through a framework intended to help governments analyze the costs and …
Author: Berman P, Chawal M