Topic: Disease burden and surveillance
Total results with these characteristics: 258
- Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Haiti
This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Haiti. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Haitian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …
- Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Malawi
This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Malawi. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Malawian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …
- Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Tanzania
This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Tanzania. It includes information about: the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Tanzanian children; rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies; the …
- 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 …
- 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 …
- Rotavirus Disease Burden in Africa
Rotavirus surveillance helps measure the proportion of diarrhea hospitalizations and deaths due to rotavirus, the age distribution of rotavirus cases, the seasonality of rotavirus disease, and it monitors the diversity of circulating strains. …
Author: Mwenda JM, Tate JE, Steele AD, Parashar UD, eds.
- Rotavirus Epidemiology: The Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network
This article, published in the journal Vaccine, summarizes the activities of the Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network, including disease burden data collection and economic cost-effectiveness studies.
Author: Nelson EAS, Bresee JS, Parashar UD, Widdowson M-A, Glass RI
- 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.
- Rotavirus Infection in Africa: Epidemiology, Burden of Disease, and Strain Diversity
This supplemental issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases illustrates the continued expansion of knowledge on rotavirus circulation, strain diversity, and disease patterns in Africa. The supplement contains articles on regional perspectives from …
Author: Steele AD, Armah GE, Page NA, Cunliffe NA, eds.
- Rotavirus Infections and Vaccines: Burden of Illness and Potential Impact of Vaccination
This article, published in Pediatric Drugs, reviews the current status of rotavirus disease burden and vaccination coverage and effectiveness in the developed and developing worlds. The authors conclude that a successful rotavirus vaccination …
Author: Grimwood K, Lambert SB, Milne RJ
- Rotavirus Overview
A web page from the WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research (IVR) containing information on rotavirus disease burden and WHO recommendations related to rotavirus disease and vaccines. IVR's mission is to guide, provide vision, enable, support, …
Author: World Health Organization
- 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
- Rotavirus Surveillance Worldwide - 2009
This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, presents data collected from 43 countries by the global surveillance network for rotavirus from January through December 2009. The data indicate that rotavirus disease is still a …
Author: World Heath Organization
- Rotavirus Surveillance--Worldwide, 2001-2008
Published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, this article presents an analysis of results from the World Health Organization rotavirus surveillance networks from 2001 to 2008. The data demonstrate the substantial burden of rotavirus diarrhea …
Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Routine Laboratory Testing Data for Surveillance of Rotavirus Hospitalizations to Evaluate the Impact of Vaccination
Researchers used laboratory and hospital data of children admitted to two US hospitals with acute gastroenteritis to assess the need for routine rotavirus testing and determine disease burden. Findings confirmed the need for continued surveillance …
Author: Patel MM, Tate JE, Selvarangan R, et al.
- Sentinel Site Surveillance of Japanese Encephalitis
These guidelines were developed to assist program managers considering the implementation of JE sentinel site surveillance.
- Sentinel Surveillance for Japanese Encephalitis: Fact Sheet
This document outlines the rationale and summarizes considerations for sentinel surveillance of JE disease burden.
- Sequelae of Epidemic Meningococcal Meningitis in Africa
This article, published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, reviews audiological and other long-term neurological sequelae in 157 cases and their controls 6 to 12 months after an epidemic of group A meningococcal …
Author: Smith AW, Bradley AK, Wall RA, et al.
- Serogroup W135 Meningococcal Disease, The Gambia, 2012
This article, published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, reports on a 2012 outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135 which occurred in The Gambia. The attack rate was highest among young children. The associated risk factors were male sex, …
Author: Hossain MJ, Roca A, Mackenzie GA, et al.
- Setting Research Priorities to Reduce Global Mortality From Childhood Diarrhea by 2015
To assist donors in understanding the potential of different research avenues to contribute to reducing the burden of disease and disability, the Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) of the Global Forum for Health Research recently …
Author: Fontaine O, Kosek M, Bhatnagar S, et al.
- Special Report: 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases
This special report offers an overview of the proceedings at the 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases held in Tel Aviv, Israel, from March 14 to 18, 2010. The meeting brought together pneumococcal experts from around …
Author: PATH, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts
- State of the World's Children 2008
The State of the World’s Children 2008 provides a wide-ranging assessment of the current state of child survival and primary health care for mothers, newborns and children. It examines lessons learned in child health during the past few …
- 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
- Study of a Localized Meningococcal Meningitis Epidemic in Burkina Faso: Incidence, Carriage, and Immunity
To better understand localized meningococcal meningitis epidemics, the authors of this article, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, evaluated a serogroup A epidemic in Burkina Faso by surveillance, carriage, and seroprevalence …
Author: Mueller JE, Yaro S, Njanpop-Lafourcade BM, et al.
- A Study of Deafness in West Africa
This article, published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, assessed profoundly deaf children from Nigeria in an attempt to identify the causes of deafness in this part of West Africa. The study found that measles, …
Author: Holborow C, Martinson F, Anger N