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Topic: Disease burden and surveillance

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Surveillance of Meningococcal Disease in Burkina Faso

This poster, presented at the 2008 International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, displays the results of a study that gathered epidemiologic and laboratory data on meningitis cases in Burkina Faso, determined the causal pathogens of these …

Author: Badolo O, Tiendrebeogo E, Novak RT, et al.

Publication date: 2008

Survey of Distribution of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Doses in 201 Countries (2004–2015): The 2003 World Health Assembly Resolution on Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Coverage and the 2009 Influenza Pandemic Have Had Very Little Impact on Improving Influenza Control and Pandemic Preparedness

This article, published in Vaccine, assesses progress made toward the 2003 World Health Assembly (WHA) vaccination coverage target for influenza vaccines. Because there is no international monitoring system for influenza vaccination …

Author: Palache A, Abelin A, Hollingsworth R, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Survey of Rotavirus Surveillance, Laboratory Capacity and Disease Burden in the Eastern Part of the WHO European Region

This article, published in the journal Eurosurveillance, describes a survey conducted to determine country capacity for rotavirus surveillance and related activities, as well as intention to introduce rotavirus vaccines. The survey also identified …

Author: Williams CJ, Gray J, Pebody RG, Lobanov A

Publication date: 2008

Survival: The Struggle to Breathe

Part of the groundbreaking series on global health, Survival, this 45-minute documentary, filmed in the Philippines, focuses on the infections that lead to pneumonia. The film also highlights interventions to improve access to antibiotics as well …

Author: BBC World News and Rockhopper TV

Publication date: 2008

Sustained Decrease in Laboratory Detection of Rotavirus After Implementation of Routine Vaccination — United States, 2000–2014

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, compares data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System for pre-vaccine (2000 to 2006) and post-vaccine …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Sustained Reductions in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in the Era of Conjugate Vaccine

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, discusses a study examining invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) cases from 1998 to 2007 from eight sites across the United States to assess the impact of 7-valent …

Author: Pilishvili T, Lexau C, Farley MM, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Systematic Review: Impact of Meningococcal Vaccination on Pharyngeal Carriage of Meningococci

This article, published in Tropical Medicine and International Health, investigates the effect of meningococcal vaccines on pharyngeal carriage of meningococci through a systematic review. The review determines that only a few well-designed trials …

Author: Dellicour S, Greenwood B

Publication date: 2007

Systematic Review of Regional and Temporal Trends in Global Rotavirus Strain Diversity in the Pre-Rotavirus Vaccine Era: Insights for Understanding the Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination Programs

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, provide comprehensive information on rotavirus strain surveillance in the pre-rotavirus vaccine era. This information was gathered by systematically reviewing rotavirus genotyping studies spanning a …

Author: Bányai K, László B, Duque J, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World’s Poorest Children

This infographic discusses the high disease burden of pneumonia and diarrheal disease, particularly among children in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. It also highlights interventions to prevent and treat the diseases, including available vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

TechNet Resource Library

This website provides an online repository of useful journal articles, documents, tools, websites, and other immunization resources. Users are able to search by keyword or browse the collection by category, disease, or other tag. Members of the …

Author: Technical Network for Strengthening Immunization Services

Technical Information for National-Level PCV Policy Recommendations: Summary of Available Evidence to Guide Decision-Making

This document provides high-level summaries of the best available evidence around the use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) in low- and middle-income countries. Designed for vaccine decision-makers, it synthesizes the evidence required to …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

Technical Information for National-Level Rotavirus Vaccine Policy Recommendations: Summary of Available Evidence to Guide Decision-Making

This document provides high-level summaries of the best available evidence around the use of rotavirus vaccines in low- and middle-income countries. Designed for vaccine decision-makers, it synthesizes the evidence required to formulate decisions …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

Toxins and Virulence Factors of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Associated With Strains Isolated From Indigenous Children and International Visitors to a Rural Community in Guatemala

This article, published in Epidemiology and Infection, reports on a study comparing the frequency, enterotoxin, and colonization factor (CF) profiles of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) strains among children living in a rural community in …

Author: Torres OR, Gonzalez W, Lemus O, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Tracking Progress Toward Polio Eradication — Worldwide, 2013–2014

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, presents 2013 and 2014 poliovirus surveillance data, focusing primarily on the two World Health Organization regions with endemic wild poliovirus (WPV) transmission and the 29 …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Training for Mid-Level Managers (MLM)

This eight-module training manual aims to help mid-level immunization managers effectively deliver vaccines to their communities. The modules are focused on: cold chain, vaccines, and safe-injection equipment management; partnering with the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Transmission of Streptococcus pneumoniae in an Urban Slum Community

This article, published in the Journal of Infection, discusses a study of pneumococcal carriage among residents of a slum community in Salvador, Brazil. Inhabitants of slum settlements represent a significant proportion of the population at …

Author: Reis JN, Palma T, Ribeiro GS, et al.

Publication date: 2008

Trends in National Rotavirus Activity Before and After Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine into the National Immunization Program in the United States, 2000 to 2012

Rotavirus vaccine introduction in the United States in 2006 led to substantial declines in rotavirus detections during 2007 to 2010. To further evaluate the long-term impact of the vaccine program, the authors of this article, published in the …

Author: Tate JE, Haynes A, Payne DC, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Typhoid Fever and Paratyphoid Fever: Systematic Review to Estimate Global Morbidity and Mortality for 2010

This article, published in the Journal of Global Health, summarizes the findings of a systematic literature review of population-based studies and country disease surveillance reports with typhoid and paratyphoid fever incidence data published …

Author: Buckle GC, Fischer Walker CL, Black RE

Publication date: 2012

Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program (TSAP)

This supplement issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases provides a collection of articles about typhoid disease burden in Africa. Previous research has focused on typhoid's burden in Asia, and little was known about the burden in Africa. The …

Author: Marks F, ed.

Publication date: 2016

Typhoid in Africa and Vaccine Deployment

This article, published in The Lancet Global Health, summarizes the findings of the Typhoid Surveillance in Africa Programme (TSAP), current limitations with diagnostics and surveillance, and the need for new diagnostics and vaccines in the face of …

Author: Dougan G

Publication date: 2017

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