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Region: Oceania

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"An Attempt to Swindle Nature": Anti-immunization Press Reports in Australia, 1993-1997

This interesting analysis of press coverage examines the most common anti-immunization "themes" in the Australian press and suggests possible advocacy strategies for countering the negative impact of such reportage. Adapted from: …

Author: Leask J, Chapman S

Publication date: 1998

The Australian Immunization Handbook

Similar to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Pink Book, this handbook provides information for health care providers on vaccine safety, immunization procedures, monitoring adverse events following immunization, and many other …

Author: Australian Department of Health and Aging

Publication date: 2014

Changes in Hospitalisations for Acute Gastroenteritis in Australia After the National Rotavirus Vaccination Program

This retrospective analysis, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, found a sustained and substantial decline in rotavirus hospitalizations as well as hospitalizations for diarrhea of any cause following national vaccine …

Author: Dey A, Wang H, Menzies R, Macartney K

Publication date: 2012

Evidence of Vaccine Freezing in the Cold Chain: Literature Review

This document provides a literature review of articles about evidence of vaccine freezing in the cold chain. The document is part of a series that describes the serious risk of freezing vaccines and World Health Organization-recommended …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2003

Immunogenicity of a Monovalent 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine in Infants and Children: A Randomized Trial

This article, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, details a randomized, observer-blind, age-stratified, parallel group study assessing two doses of an inactivated, split-virus 2009 influenza A(H1N1) vaccine in healthy …

Author: Nolan T, McVernon J, Skeljo M, et al.

Publication date: 2010

The Impact of 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: A Literature Review

This article, published in Advances in Therapy, describes results from a literature review of 37 articles from Australia, western Europe, and North America reporting impact data on invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) following the introduction of …

Author: Myint TTH, Madhava H, Balmer P, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in Australian Children Below 5 Years of Age: A Database Study

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, reports on a study that compared rotavirus hospitalization rates in children less than five years of age before and after the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine Rotarix® in …

Author: Pendleton A, Galic M, Clarke C, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Intussusception Following Rotavirus Vaccine Administration: Post-Marketing Surveillance in the National Immunization Program in Australia

This article, published in Vaccine, reports that surveillance conducted following routine rotavirus vaccination in Australia did not find an overall increase in intussusception with use of RotaTeq® (Merck & Co., Inc.) and Rotarix® …

Author: Buttery JP, Danchin MH, Lee KJ, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B: Operational Field Guidelines for Delivery of the Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine

This manual developed for the Western Pacific region provides a menu of programmatic options for improving timely delivery of the first dose of hepatitis B vaccine in different birth contexts to reduce mother-to-child transmission of …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

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

Publication date: 1998

Response to a Monovalent Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Vaccine

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, describes the methods, results, and conclusions from a randomized observer-blind, parallel-group trial evaluating two doses of an inactivated, split-virus 2009 influenza A(H1N1) vaccine …

Author: Greenberg ME, Lai MH, Hartel GF, et al.

Publication date: 2009

The Science of Immunisation: Questions and Answers

This publication aims to address confusion created by contradictory information in the public domain regarding immunization. It sets out to explain the current situation in immunization science, including where there is consensus in the scientific …

Author: Australian Academy of Science

Publication date: 2012

A Vaccine Cold Chain Freezing Study in PNG Highlights Technology Needs for Hot Climate Countries

Emphasis has long been placed on keeping vaccines cold, with less attention devoted to prevention of vaccine damage from freezing. Published reports and field evidence now demonstrate that freezing of vaccines in the cold chain is commonplace, …

Author: Wirkas T, Toikilik S, Miller N, Morgan C, Clements CJ

Publication date: 2006

Vaccine Vial Monitor (VVM) Availability and Use in the African, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asian, and Western Pacific Regions

This document reports on a study of vaccine vial monitor (VVM) availability and use in developing countries in four regions. The study included three aspects: the total proportion of vaccines with VVMs in the regions with detailed information by …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2010

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