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Topic: Disease burden and surveillance

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Understanding Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Senegal

This fact sheet describes a Phase 4, post-licensure influenza vaccine effectiveness study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal. The study seeks to better understand the extent of the influenza disease burden in tropical Africa, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

Universal Influenza Vaccines: Shifting to Better Vaccines

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of currently available influenza vaccines and their limitations, and also outlines current efforts to develop a broadly protective, universal influenza vaccine. It also highlights general …

Author: Berlanda Scorza F, Tsvetnitsky V, Donnelly JJ

Publication date: 2016

The Unrecognized Burden of Typhoid Fever

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, provides an overview of the gaps in current estimates of typhoid fever disease burden and offers suggestions for addressing them so that affected communities can receive the full potential of …

Author: Obaro SK, Iroh Tam PY, Mintz ED

Publication date: 2017

Updated Estimation of the Impact of a Japanese Encephalitis Immunization Program With Live, Attenuated SA 14-14-2 Vaccine in Nepal

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, describes the impact of the Japanese encephalitis (JE) immunization program in Nepal using SA 14-14-2 JE vaccine from 2006 to 2011. A previous assessment after the initial program …

Author: Upreti SR, Lindsey NP, Bohara R, et al.

Publication date: 2017

The US Government and Global Polio Efforts

This fact sheet provides an overview of the US government's political, financial, and technical support for the global eradication of polio. It includes a current snapshot of global polio, including the burden of disease and the status of …

Author: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Publication date: 2016

Use of Quantitative Molecular Diagnostic Methods to Identify Causes of Diarrhoea in Children: A Reanalysis of the GEMS Case-Control Study

This article, published in The Lancet, reports the results of a study that reanalyzed the Global Enteric Multicenter Study data to identify the leading causes of diarrhea in children under five years of age in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. The …

Author: Liu J, Platts-Mills JA, Juma J, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Vaccination Against Pneumococcus in West Africa: Perspectives and Prospects

This article, published in the International Journal of General Medicine, provides epidemiological insights into pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in West Africa based on the prevailing pneumococcal serotypes in the subregion. The study covered …

Author: Donkor ES, Dayie NT, Badoe EV

Publication date: 2013

Vaccine Strategies for the Control and Prevention of Japanese Encephalitis in Mainland China, 1951–2011

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, reviews and discusses strategies for the promotion and expansion of vaccination programs to reduce the incidence of Japanese encephalitis throughout China and Asia. It discusses the …

Author: Gao X, Li X, Li M, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Vaccines for the Unvaccinated: Protecting the Herd

This editorial, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides commentary on the effect of vaccines in protecting the unvaccinated through herd immunity and using this effect as an important consideration in strategies for vaccine …

Author: Stephens DS

Publication date: 2008

Vesikari Clinical Severity Scoring System Manual

This manual provides a suggested standardized methodology for implementing the Vesikari Clinical Severity Scoring System across rotavirus vaccine studies and provides details on scoring system parameters, identifies implementation challenges, and …

Author: Kristen Lewis

Publication date: 2011

Weekly Epidemiological Record

Similar to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, these World Health Organization archives contain global disease surveillance information.

Author: World Health Organization

What Would Happen if We Stopped Vaccinations?

This web page provides a summary of disease-related consequences of stopping immunizations. Vaccination programs have eliminated or significantly reduced many vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States and elsewhere. However, these diseases …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

White Paper – Rotavirus: Common, Severe, Devastating, Preventable

This white paper provides a comprehensive source of information on rotavirus disease and vaccines. The 50-page synthesis includes the latest evidence and programmatic information about: rotavirus disease burden; vaccines in global use, nationally …

Author: ROTA Council

Publication date: 2016

WHO Consultation on Group B Streptococcus Vaccine Development: Report From a Meeting Held on 27-28 April 2016

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the outcome of a World Health Organization technical consultation that considered development pathways for group B Streptococcus (GBS) vaccines. The meeting discussed numerous topics, including disease …

Author: Kobayashi M, Schrag SJ, Alderson MR, et al.

Publication date: 2016

WHO Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Programmatic Resources

This web page provides links to further resources related to human papillomavirus vaccines. Topics include policy and decision making, implementation, and monitoring and surveillance.

Author: World Health Organization

Whom and Where Are We Not Vaccinating? Coverage After the Introduction of a New Conjugate Vaccine Against Group A Meningococcus in Niger in 2010

The authors of this article, published in PLoS ONE, evaluated the first two phases of the introduction campaign of a new conjugate vaccine, MenAfriVac™, in Niger. They determined which sub-populations or areas …

Author: Kim SH, Pezzoli L, Yacouba H, et al.

Publication date: 2012

World Health Organization Podcast, Episode 45: A New Meningitis Vaccine is Being Introduced to Prevent Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa

This podcast discusses the introduction of a new vaccine to prevent epidemics of meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa. The podcast features Dr. Eric Bertherat, from the World Health Organization (WHO) department of Epidemic Pandemic Alert and …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

World Malaria Report

This web page provides links to the annual World Malaria Report, which provides an up-to-date assessment of malaria-related policies adopted and applied in endemic countries, and contains the latest World Health Organization recommendations on …

Author: World Health Organization

Yaounde Declaration on Elimination of Meningococcal Meningitis Type A Epidemics as a Public Health Problem in Africa

This document outlines a pledge made by the ministers of health of African meningitis belt countries at the 58th session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee in Cameroon in 2008 to combat meningococcal disease in the region.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

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