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Topic: Presentation and packaging

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Freezing Temperatures in the Vaccine Cold Chain: A Systematic Literature Review

This analysis, published in the journal Vaccine, highlights the pervasiveness of accidental freezing across the cold chain and makes recommendations for addressing the problem. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free …

Author: Matthias DM, Robertson J, Garrison MM, Newland S, Nelson C

Publication date: 2007

Generic Preferred Product Profile for Vaccines

This document provides guidance and recommendations to the vaccine industry and other vaccine development groups on preferred presentations and packaging for vaccines intended for public‐sector use in developing countries. This generic preferred …

Author: Vaccine Presentation and Packaging Advisory Group

Publication date: 2015

Getting Started With Vaccine Vial Monitors: Questions and Answers on Field Operations

This excellent, comprehensive training manual addresses and answers important questions about using vaccine vial monitors in the field.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2002

Giving Immunizations

This handout provides basic information about giving immunizations, and lists resources and organizations relevant to this topic.

Author: Optimize (PATH, World Health Organization)

Publication date: 2013

Giving Safe Injections: Using Auto-Disable Syringes for Immunization

This excellent, 112-page manual is a training curriculum for health care workers who provide injections. It includes information on the health impact of unsafe injections, selecting safe and effective vaccines, reconsituting vaccines safely, reading …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2001

Guidelines on the International Packaging and Shipping of Vaccines

This widely used reference from WHO has been updated according to new developments in vaccine stability, temperature monitoring, and recently pre-qualified vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2005

Improving the Reach of Vaccines to Low-Resource Regions, With a Needle-Free Vaccine Delivery Device and Long-Term Thermostabilization

In this article, published in the Journal of Controlled Release, the authors describe how dry-coated microprojections, a needle-free vaccine delivery device, can deliver vaccine to abundant antigen-presenting cells in the skin and induce efficient …

Author: Chen X, Fernando GJP, Crichton ML, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Intradermal Delivery of Vaccines: A Review of the Literature and the Potential for Development for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The purpose of this report is: (1) to summarize the clinical evidence supporting the intradermal route for vaccine administration and the devices being developed for this purpose; (2) to determine whether intradermal delivery broadly holds promise …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Microarray Patches for Vaccine Delivery

This fact sheet highlights PATH’s work on microarray patches (also known as microneedle patches) for vaccine delivery. It explores the advantages of delivering vaccines by microarray patch, including the potential for increased thermostability, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Navigating Vaccine Introduction: A Guide for Decision-Makers—Japanese Encephalitis

This six-part guide is designed to help country decision-makers understand the evidence around when to consider introducing Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccines, the potential benefits, how to incorporate JE vaccines into their country’s …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Impact of Primary Vaccine Container Size on Vaccine Distribution and Delivery

This article, published in Vaccine, reports that vaccine vial size—the total number of doses a single vaccine vial contains—can have a significant impact on vaccine distribution, costs, and use. The authors used the simulation modeling platform …

Author: Haidari LA, Wahl B, Brown ST, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Op.ti.mize

The Op.ti.mize e-newsletter is a quarterly publication that highlights advances and innovations in health care logistics, technologies, and policy. Developed by Project Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, this …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Optimize: Immunization Systems and Technologies for Tomorrow

Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, has been given a unique mandate to think far into the future: to put technological and scientific advances to work, helping define the ideal characteristics and …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Oral Delivery Technologies

Vaccines against some pathogens can be more efficacious when delivered by the oral route, particularly if these are the routes of infection. This fact sheet describes PATH's approach to technologies for the oral delivery of vaccines and their …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Pentavalent Vaccine in the Uniject™ Injection System: A Time and Motion Study

This report delivers the results of a time and motion study conducted in Kenya to understand the perceived benefits and challenges of a fully liquid pentavalent vaccine (which combines five antigens for protection against diphtheria, tetanus, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Presentation Matters: Buffers, Packaging, and Delivery Devices for New, Oral Enteric Vaccines for Infants

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, highlights the importance of final vaccine presentation features in achieving optimal vaccine impact for new oral enteric vaccine candidates. Oral administration of vaccines …

Author: Lal M, Jarrahian C

Publication date: 2017

Public Assessment Summary Report – Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine, Live (Human)

This document provides a summary of a live attenuated Japanese encephalitis vaccine, including information on the use of the vaccine, dosing, formulation, and safety and immunogenicity results from clinical trials.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Pull Mechanisms for Value-Added Technologies for Vaccines

Project Optimize, a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization, commissioned this white paper to examine the issues influencing vaccine producer willingness to advance, adopt, and commercialize value-added technologies for …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Reading Time-Temperature Indicators With the Uniject™ Device

This job aid illustrates how to read time-temperature indicators with the Uniject™ device, which is an autodisable, prefilled, single-use syringe that can be used with vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Reading Time-Temperature Indicators With the Uniject™ Device: Worksheet

This worksheet can be used during trainings to help health workers learn how to read time-temperature indicators on the Uniject™ device, which is an autodisable, prefilled, single-use syringe that can be used with vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

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