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Topic: Introduction and service delivery

Total results with these characteristics: 266

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in The Gambia

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in The Gambia. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Gambian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in the Republic of the Congo

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in the Republic of the Congo. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Congolese children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Togo

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Togo. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Togolese children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Uzbekistan

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Uzbekistan. It includes information about the burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Uzbek children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the effectiveness of …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Zambia

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Zambia. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Zambian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Zimbabwe

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Zimbabwe. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Zimbabwean children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus in Asia: Updates on Disease Burden, Genotypes, and Vaccine Introduction

This special edition of the journal Vaccine broadens understanding of rotavirus disease burden, which is responsible for almost half of acute diarrhea hospitalizations among Asian children under five. In addition to documenting rotavirus …

Author: Nelson AS, Widdowson MA, Kilgore PE, Steele D, Parashar U, eds.

Published: 2009

Rotavirus Resources

This web page provides a comprehensive list of links to various resources related to rotavirus. It includes resources on disease surveillance, use of rotavirus vaccines, and training modules for health care workers involved in rotavirus vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Rotavirus Vaccination in Europe: Drivers and Barriers

This review article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, presents an overview of the status of rotavirus vaccination in Europe. The authors discuss the drivers (including high effectiveness of the vaccines and the effect of universal …

Author: Parez N, Giaquinto C, Du Roure C, et al.

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Vaccine Access and Delivery

This website outlines PATH’s work to provide expertise, tools, and evidence to support rotavirus vaccine access and sustainability in countries where children need them most urgently. It also contains details about specific PATH projects, …

Author: PATH

Rotavirus Vaccine and Intussusception: Report from an Expert Consultation

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reports on the key issues discussed at a March 2011 meeting of technical experts and public health officials to review emerging data on intussusception related to current rotavirus …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2011

Safe Health Care Waste Management

A two-page aide-memoire focusing on national strategies for safe handling and disposal of medical waste.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2000

The Safe Injection Global Network (SIGN) Alliance

Coordinated through World Health Organization (WHO), SIGN is a voluntary coalition of stakeholders aiming to achieve safe and appropriate use of injections throughout the world.

Author: World Health Organization

Safety of Injections: WHO-UNICEF-UNFPA Joint Statement on the Use of Auto-Disable Syringes in Immunization Services

This policy statement outlines recommended approaches to immunization safety through the use of auto-disable syringes and proper sharps disposal.

Author: World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the United Nations Population Fund

Published: 2003

Sample Injection Safety Leaflets for Health Care Providers

Two safe injection leaflets were prepared by the Ministry of Health in Mongolia in collaboration with SIGN. One provides a guide to giving safe injections. The other provides guidelines for preventing needlestick injuries.

Author: Mongolia Ministry of Health

Published: 2001

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Provision in 157 Countries (2004-2009) and the Potential Influence of National Public Health Policies

This article, published in Vaccine, details the results of a survey of global influenza vaccine supply covering 157 countries from 2004 to 2009. The authors find that global annual vaccine provision increased 72 percent to 449 million doses during …

Author: Palache A

Published: 2011

Senegal: Changing the Face of Immunization in West Africa

This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program in conjunction with the Senegalese government, health care workers, and local communities to introduce innovative, practical technologies to improve vaccine delivery …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

Senegal: Integrating and Streamlining Health Supply Chains

This document describes how project Optimize is collaborating with the Senegalese Ministry of Health to demonstrate innovations in the supply chain that can help to increase efficiency and improve performance, preparing the country for the …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Shaping a Strategy to Introduce HPV Vaccines in India—Formative Research Results From the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact Project

This report summarizes results from formative research in two states of India—Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat—regarding the health systems and policy context that will affect human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction, as well as …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Shaping a Strategy to Introduce HPV Vaccines in Peru—Formative Research Results From the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact Project

This report summarizes results from formative research in Peru regarding the health systems and policy context that will affect human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction, as well as beliefs, values, attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors related …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Shaping a Strategy to Introduce HPV Vaccines in Uganda—Formative Research Results From the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact Project

This report summarizes results from formative research in Uganda regarding the health systems and policy context that will affect human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction, as well as beliefs, values, attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Shaping a Strategy to Introduce HPV Vaccines in Vietnam—Formative Research Results From the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact Project

This report summarizes results from formative research in Vietnam regarding the health systems and policy context that will affect human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction, as well as beliefs, values, attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

SnapShots Archive

SnapShots was an electronic publication of the IMMUNIZATIONbasics project (which ran from 2004 to 2009) and was designed to provide busy public health professionals with references and periodic updates from the immunization world. Although the …

Author: IMMUNIZATIONbasics

Standards for Surveillance of Selected Vaccine-preventable Diseases

This document provides WHO recommendations on surveillance standards for selected vaccine-preventable diseases. These recommendations should be adapted to meet national needs in accordance with each country's disease control priorities, …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2003

State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition

This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the …

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

Published: 2009