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Topic: Disease burden and surveillance

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HPV Vaccine Infographic 2014

This infographic provides information on the scale of cervical cancer deaths around the world. It also distinguishes between countries with national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine programs and countries that are eligible for HPV vaccine funding …

Author: GAVI Alliance

Publication date: 2014

Human Immunity to the Meningococcus: Development of Natural Immunity

This article, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, discusses a study in the United States that suggests that natural immunity to meningococcal disease is initiated, reinforced, and broadened by intermittent carriage of different …

Author: Goldschneider I, Gotschlich EC, Artenstein MS

Publication date: 1969

Human Immunity to the Meningococcus: The Role of Humoral Antibodies

This article, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, reviews an earlier study of the age-specific incidence of meningococcal meningitis in the United States that found that the proportion of individuals with serum bactericidal …

Author: Goldschneider I, Gotschlich EC, Artenstein MS

Publication date: 1969

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides this web page to offer a wide spectrum of information about human papillomavirus (HPV) in the United States. It offers a general overview of the disease, as well as prevention and treatment …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

This web page provides an overview of HPV and the vaccines against it. This page also provides links to World Health Organization (WHO) position papers on HPV, disease burden information, and other related WHO resources.

Author: World Health Organization

A Hypothetical Explanatory Model for Meningococcal Meningitis in the African Meningitis Belt

Currently, no explanation exists for the epidemic pattern of meningitis in the African meningitis belt, in spite of recent progress in disease surveillance. Such a model would be conducive to mathematically mapping vaccine strategies or predicting …

Author: Mueller JE, Gessner BD

Publication date: 2010

ICO (Institut Català d'Oncologia) Information Centre on HPV and Cancer

This information center was developed to accelerate the development and introduction of prophylactic HPV vaccines in countries with the highest burden of cervical cancer and reduce the incidence of this disease and related lesions among women. It …

Author: Institut Català d’Oncologia

Immunization Coverage

This fact sheet provides an overview of global immunization coverage based on the latest World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund estimates. It includes data on deaths averted due to immunization in general, as well as figures …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2017

Immunization Surveillance, Assessment and Monitoring

This web page provides up-to-date information on regional and global incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases, as well as rates of immunization coverage. Most of the data is derived from official reports by World Health Organization (WHO) Member …

Author: World Health Organization

Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in Germany: Rotavirus Surveillance, Hospitalization, Side Effects and Comparison of Vaccines

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, examines the impact of national introduction of rotavirus vaccination in Germany. Rotavirus-related hospital admissions of children under one year of age decreased by 60 percent in …

Author: Uhlig U, Kostev K, Schuster V, Koletzko S, Uhlig HH

Publication date: 2014

Impact of Rotavirus Vaccine on All-Cause Diarrhea and Rotavirus Hospitalizations in Madagascar

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on an observational study which found that after implementation of rotavirus vaccine introduction in Madagascar in 2014, diarrhea hospitalizations in children younger than five years of age decreased by 36 …

Author: Rahajamanana VL, Raboba JL, Rakotozanany A, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Impact of the Serogroup A Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine, MenAfriVac, on Carriage and Herd Immunity

The conjugate vaccine against serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis (NmA), MenAfriVac, was first introduced in mass vaccination campaigns of 1 to 29-year-olds in Burkina Faso in 2010. The authors of this article, published in Clinical Infectious …

Author: Kristiansen PA, Diomandé F, Ba AK, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for Enhanced Meningitis Surveillance in 13 Countries of the African Meningitis Belt from 2003 to 2008

This poster, presented at the 2008 International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, displays the results of a study to determine the effectiveness of the Standard Operating Procedures that were developed in 2001 to 2002 to codify and enhance …

Author: Djingarey MH, Konde K, Kandolo D, et al.

Publication date: 2008

Improving Global Health by Preventing Pneumococcal Disease

This report summarizes the results of a six-month inquiry by the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World (APPG) on the global disease burden of pneumococcal disease and pneumonia, …

Author: UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World

Publication date: 2008

Incidence of Invasive Salmonella Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Multicentre Population-Based Surveillance Study

This article, published in The Lancet Global Health, reports the results of a study that aimed to measure incidence estimates of typhoid fever and invasive non-typhoidal salmonella (iNTS) disease in sub-Saharan Africa. Using data from 13 African …

Author: Marks F, von Kalckreuth V, Aaby P, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Incidence of Rotavirus and Circulating Genotypes in Northeast Brazil During 7 Years of National Rotavirus Vaccination

This article, published in PLoS One, examined rates of rotavirus infection before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Brazil in 2006. The authors found that the vaccine was associated with substantial reductions in rotavirus incidence and …

Author: Gurgel RQ, Alvarez AJ, Rodrigues A, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Increased Incidence of Meningococcal Disease in HIV-Infected Individuals Associated With Higher Case-Fatality Ratios in South Africa

This article, published in AIDS, describes a cohort surveillance study conducted in South Africa to compare the incidence of meningococcal disease among HIV-infected individuals versus uninfected individuals. The authors also evaluated the extent to …

Author: Cohen C, Singh E, Wu HM, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Indirect Protection of Adults From Rotavirus by Pediatric Rotavirus Vaccination

Pediatric vaccination has resulted in declines in disease in unvaccinated individuals through decreasing pathogen circulation in the community. About two years after the implementation of pediatric rotavirus vaccination in the United States, …

Author: Anderson EJ, Shippee DB, Weinrobe MH, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Infectious Disease: Hitting Early, Epidemic Meningitis Ravages Nigeria and Niger

This commentary, published in the journal Science, discusses one of the worst meningococcal meningitis epidemics in years in Nigeria and Niger. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal …

Author: Roberts L

Publication date: 2009

Influenza Vaccine for Pregnant Women in Resource-Constrained Countries: A Review of the Evidence to Inform Policy Decisions

While influenza vaccination of pregnant women may be justified on the basis of preventing maternal disease alone, demonstrating additional benefits to the newborn is important to inform policy decisions in areas with limited resources and many …

Author: Ortiz JR, Englund JA, Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2011

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