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Topic: Introduction and service delivery

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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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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.

Publication date: 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

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.

Publication date: 2014

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

Publication date: 2011

Rotavirus Vaccine Country Introductions: Maps and List

The World Health Organization recommends that rotavirus vaccines be introduced into every country’s national immunization program, particularly in countries where diarrheal disease is a major health problem. These maps (worldwide or …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Rotavirus Vaccines: Rapid Rollout is Saving Lives

This animated video and companion infographic highlight the progress made in reducing rotavirus disease burden due to the rapid introduction of rotavirus vaccines in more than 75 countries worldwide. They show that while great progress has been …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

RTS,S Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This fact sheet provides answers to commonly asked questions about the RTS,S malaria vaccine, its safety and efficacy, and the World Health Organization-coordinated Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme expected to begin vaccinations in 2018.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

The RTS,S Malaria Vaccine Candidate

This fact sheet provides information on the RTS,S malaria vaccine candidate and the potential role of a malaria vaccine as a complementary tool in the fight against malaria. It summarizes the development history of RTS,S, the Phase 3 clinical study …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

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

Publication date: 2000

Safe Injection Global Network

Coordinated through World Health Organization (WHO), the Safe Injection Global Network 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

Publication date: 2003

SAGE Assessment Reports

The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) was endorsed by the World Health Assembly in May 2012 to achieve its “Decade of Vaccines” vision of universal access to immunization. This web page provides links to the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts …

Author: World Health Organization

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

Publication date: 2001

School Vaccination Readiness Assessment Tool

This assessment tool aims to assist countries with the implementation of country-wide school vaccination by: 1) Helping ministries of health and education determine, monitor, and improve their country’s overall readiness to conduct school …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

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