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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

Publication date: 2010

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

Publication date: 2009

Jordan Report: Accelerated Development of Vaccines 2012

This comprehensive report includes expert articles on a variety of vaccine-related topics and updates on vaccine research for specific infectious diseases, such as influenza, malaria, respiratory syncytial virus, and rotavirus.

Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Publication date: 2012

PATH's Children's Vaccine Program: Increasing Immunization Coverage, Improving Immunization Safety, and Expanding Protection

This short paper highlights some of the key achievements of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program on the occasion of its sixth anniversary, with a special focus on China, India, and Indonesia. The Program's mission is to promote equal access to new …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2004

The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

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

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

Publication date: 2009

Understanding How Vaccines Work

Diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines greatly reduce the risk of infection by working with the body’s natural defenses to safely develop immunity to disease. This fact sheet explains how the body fights …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2013

Understanding Vaccines

This fact sheet on understanding vaccines describes how vaccines work and lists the different types of vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Understanding Vaccines

This web page provides an overview on vaccines. It includes information on the history of vaccines; explanations of how vaccines work, including information on the different types of vaccines; the ingredients used in vaccines; links to the US …

Author: PublicHealth.org

Vaccine

A peer reviewed journal published by Elsevier. The tables of contents and abstracts are online. Archived editions may be searched by keyword and author. Users may register at this site for free Tables of Contents to be sent via email.

Author: Elsevier

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Knowledge Project

The Vaccine Knowledge Project is managed by the Oxford Vaccine Group, an academic research group in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oxford. This website provides independent, evidence-based information about vaccines and …

Author: Oxford Vaccine Group

Vaccines for Africa (VACFA)

This website provides information on the Vaccines for Africa Initiative (VACFA), a partnership that aims to increase awareness and promote uptake of vaccines on the African continent. VACFA's website provides a forum for the exchange of accurate, …

Author: University of Cape Town

Vaccines (Immunizations) Health Guide

This online health guide from the New York Times provides an overview of immunization as well as specific diseases. Also included are an expert Q&A, questions for your doctor about vaccines, and information on clincial trials.

Author: New York Times

Vaccines Today

This website is an online platform for discussing vaccines and vaccination. The portal, sponsored by the European Vaccine Manufacturers (EVM), strives to provide an interactive forum for debate as well as serving as a source of reliable information …

Author: European Vaccine Manufacturers

Vaccines411

This website serves as Canada's official vaccine clinic directory. Users can search Canadian postal codes to locate nearby vaccine clinics, view an extensive list of clinics offering immunizations across Canada, and access information about a wide …

Author: Vaccines411

Vaccines.gov

This website is a gateway to information from the United States government on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. It provides resources from US federal agencies for the general public and their …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

VacciNews.net

This website provides up-to-date information to the public, media, health professionals, and policy makers to help them understand basic facts about vaccines and immunization. All information provided by the site is reviewed by an editorial board …

Author: VacciNews.net

The Value of Vaccination

Despite advances during the twentieth century, immunization coverage is far from universal and faces significant obstacles in both developing and developed countries. Weak policy emphasis on vaccination may be the result of the narrow view of its …

Author: Bloom D, Canning D, Weston M

Publication date: 2005

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