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Resource type: Training material

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Preventing Freeze Damage to Vaccines

This aide-memoire details best practices in how to prevent freeze damage to vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2007

Procedure for Expedited Review of Imported Prequalified Vaccines for Use in National Immunization Programs

These guidelines are directed at countries that may lack resources to carry out a regulatory approval procedure for sourcing WHO prequalified vaccines either through UN agencies or directly from manufacturers.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2007

Procurement Guidance for Countries: A User’s Guide for Resources on Procuring Safe Injection Equipment

This document provides practical information on how to use key global resources related to the procurement of safe-injection equipment. It is intended for use by country decision-makers responsible for selecting and procuring good-quality …

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer

Publication date: 2010

Promotion of Immunization in Uganda: A Booklet for Leaders

This is an excellent example of how data can effectively be used to advocate for support of immunization programs.

Author: Uganda Ministry of Health

Publication date: 2002

Proper Handling and Disposal of Auto-Disable Syringes and Safety Boxes

Part of the "Training Resource Series," this unique training module was specially designed to be easy to adapt for specific national programs. In addition to key technical content it includes quizzes, role plays, and creative ideas for trainers.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Protocol for Evaluating Freezing in the Vaccine Cold Chain

This protocol is designed to document the level of freezing in the cold chain and identify specific problem areas where corrective actions are warranted. It can be tailored to an individual program’s resources: a simple, low-cost study can be done …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2003

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

Roleplay: Rumours About Vaccines

A 20-minute exercise providing practice tools for responding to rumors about vaccines from the WHO Global Training Network.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2002

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

Safe Management of Wastes From Health-Care Activities: Second Edition

This handbook provides comprehensive guidance on safe methods for the handling and disposal of health-care waste. It defines the categories of waste and pays particular attention to basic processes and technologies for managing waste in low-resource …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

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

Segregation of Medical Waste

This training aid graphically represents the segregation of medical waste into three categories: noninfectious, infectious, and sharps.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Strengthening Immunization Programs: The Communication Component

This 46-page manual presents a comprehensive overview of the key elements of immunization communications. There also is an interesting annex focusing on an excellent project in Madagascar.

Author: BASICS II, US Agency for International Development

Publication date: 2004

Toolkit – The Assessment of Adolescent Health Interventions in GAVI HPV Vaccine Demonstration Programmes

This toolkit provides resources to evaluate existing adolescent health interventions in order to prioritize feasible health interventions to be delivered with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. The kit contains tools and templates to guide …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

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

Training Health Workers in the Management of Sharps Waste

This document contains a set of training modules designed to be adapted for use in various health care settings. The purpose of these materials is for use in training health workers in the management of sharps waste. These materials are divided into …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2005

Use of MenAfriVac™ (Meningitis A Vaccine) in a Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) During Campaigns

The need to keep vaccines in a 2°C to 8°C cold chain is a constraining factor for many immunization campaigns due to limited storage capacity and/or ice pack freezing capacity. In 2012, based on a thorough review of scientific data by regulatory …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Using a Needle Remover

Safely managing infectious sharps waste is one of the critical challenges facing health systems in low-resource settings and is an important component of an injection safety strategy. This training material provides instructions for safe use of a …

Author: Berman A

Publication date: 2006

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