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Resource type: Report

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Pentavalent Vaccine in the Uniject™ Injection System: Health Care Waste Management Considerations

This report details the findings of a quantitative and qualitative analysis on the health care waste produced using the Uniject™ injection system compared to standard syringes with fully liquid pentavalent vaccines (targeting diphtheria, tetanus, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Personal Protective Equipment and Segregation Supply Specifications for Health Care Waste Management

This resource provides guidance on the selection and purchase of personal protective equipment for medical waste handlers and for the safe segregation of health care waste. These specifications are guidelines that can be adapted to local policies …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2010

The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Pneumonia and Diarrhoea: Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World’s Poorest Children

This report focuses on the huge potential to narrow the child survival gap between the richest and the poorest by focusing on pneumonia and diarrhea—the two primary killers of children under the age of five. It includes a review of the current …

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2012

Policy Paper: At the Midpoint of the Decade of Vaccines

The world is off track to achieve most of the targets defined in the globally agreed upon Global Vaccine Action Plan. The United States government—one of the largest contributors to global immunization efforts—has not yet articulated its …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Policy Reaction to Thimerosal in Vaccines

This study compares the differences in US and European responses to concerns about mercury exposure from thimerisol in vaccines.

Author: Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan Medical Center & Duke University Medical Center

Publication date: 2001

Polio Eradication & Endgame Strategic Plan 2013–2018

This document is a comprehensive, long-term strategy that addresses what is needed to deliver a polio-free world by 2018. The plan addresses the eradication of all polio disease, whether caused by wild poliovirus or circulating vaccine-derived …

Author: Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Publication date: 2013

Polio Eradication Advocacy Guide

An excellent, brief guide to advocacy activities, using polio eradication as a case study.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 1999

Poliomyelitis: Intensification of the Global Eradication Initiative

This resolution from the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for a redoubled effort to complete the "end game" of polio eradication. The resolution declares the completion of poliovirus eradication a programmatic emergency …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Post-Marketing Surveillance of Rotavirus Vaccine Safety

This manual provides a review of current knowledge related to the safety of rotavirus vaccine and suggests approaches for monitoring safety after vaccine introduction in a country.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Practical, Local Solutions for Safely Managing Contaminated Syringes and Other Medical Waste

Until recently little guidance had been available on practical, affordable, and safe waste storage and collection systems or on construction of effective burners. PATH partnered with Nepali nongovernmental organization General Welfare Pratistan and …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2004

Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease Among Infants and Children --- Use of 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and 23-Valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

This report, published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), summarizes recommendations approved by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on February 24, 2010, for the use of 13-valent …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2010

Primary End-Points for Prophylactic HPV Vaccine Trials

This report presents the findings of an expert group that examined under what circumstances human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine efficacy can be established at an earlier stage of infection, rather than the clinical onset of disease. It also shows how …

Author: International Agency for Research on Cancer

Publication date: 2014

Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme: From Decision to Implementation and Monitoring

This report reviews the principles and issues to be considered when making decisions about, planning, and implementing the introduction of a vaccine into a national immunization program. It also highlights ways to use the opportunity provided by the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Procurement and Pricing of New Vaccines for Developing Countries

Several vaccines that have come to market, including the rotavirus, pneumococcal conjugate, and human papillomavirus vaccines, have the potential to bring large public health benefits to developing countries. This eight-page policy brief explains …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Publication date: 2008

Product Vision for the Better Immunization Data (BID) Initiative

This report reviews the steps to organize how processes and information and communication technology infrastructure can be integrated and standardized to meet a ministry of health’s vision and requirements to increase vaccination coverage for …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Progress for Children: A Report Card on Immunization

This report analyzes global immunization progress and challenges, with a focus on regional activities.

Author: UNICEF

Publication date: 2005

Progress in Cervical Cancer Prevention: The CCA Report Card

This report assesses global readiness to fight cervical cancer using new approaches and new technologies, especially in regions where the disease is a common killer. It underscores the urgent need for the global community to prioritize cervical …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

Publication date: 2012

Progress in Improving the Safety of Injections in the EPI Western Pacific Region

Includes a "Guide for developing a national plan of action for injection safety" and a "Checklist for EPI supervisors—sterilization and injection practices."

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 1998

Protecting Global Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH’s Global Advocacy Strategy During the United Nations Environment Program Mercury Treaty Negotiations

This case study highlights PATH and its partners’ successful advocacy efforts to ensure the protection of vaccines containing thiomersal—a preservative used in multi-dose vaccines. In January 2013, government delegates finalized a global …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

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