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Temperature Monitoring Devices: An Overview

Maintaining proper temperatures for vaccine products is challenging, especially in places with extremely hot or cold climates, unreliable electricity, and weak transportation infrastructure. This handout displays devices prequalified by the World …

Author: Optimize (PATH, World Health Organization)

Publication date: 2013

Temperature Monitoring for Vaccine Quality

This fact sheet describes a collaboration between the Albanian Ministry of Health and Project Optimize to install a short message service–based system that monitors and logs temperature conditions in peripheral cold chain equipment. The team aims …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Temperature Recording System in National Vaccine Stores of Khartoum, Sudan, and Tehran, Iran

Both Iran and Sudan utilize an alarm-based temperature recording system to monitor the performance of their national immunization cold stores. To better the utility and application of such systems in other countries, this report documents the …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2010

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

Transformative Tools for Malaria Elimination

This report provides an accessible overview of emerging new tools to accelerate progress toward malaria elimination, including the development of vaccines. It provides a list of game-changing innovations, key players, and how they have the potential …

Author: PATH Malaria Center of Excellence; Center for Strategic and International Studies

Publication date: 2014

Treatment Alternatives for Medical Waste Disposal

This document describes technology options for treating infectious medical waste, including incineration, chemical treatment, autoclaving, microwaving, shredding, and compacting. Performance issues, environmental impact, and perspectives from …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2005

Tunisia: Demonstrating Innovative Health Supply Chain Solutions

This document describes how project Optimize and the Tunisian Ministry of Public Health are collaborating to explore new logistics and supply chain solutions that can optimize the vaccine supply chain.

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

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

Understanding Influenza Vaccine Performance Among Children in Senegal

This fact sheet describes a Phase 2 influenza vaccine clinical study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal. The study seeks to better understand the performance of seasonal influenza vaccines in a tropical, low-resource region of the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Understanding the Root Causes of Cold Chain Equipment Failure: Results From a Pilot Study in Uganda

This document reports the results of a case study in Uganda to identify and understand the causes of vaccine cold chain equipment failure. It explains the reasons for the equipment failure and provides recommendations to four key …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Understanding Vaccines

This fact sheet on understanding vaccines describes how vaccines work and lists the different types of vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

United States Government Support for a Fully Immunized World

This infographic outlines the vital role the US government plays in supporting immunization activities throughout the world, including investments in research and development, purchasing vaccines and supplies, strengthening vaccine delivery systems, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Unplugged and Keeping Cool—Testing Off-Grid Vaccine Storage Solutions in Vietnam

Keeping heat-sensitive vaccines at the right temperature is crucial yet often difficult in areas with limited or no electrical power. Project Optimize collaborated with the Vietnam National Expanded Programme on Immunization to evaluate two …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Unsafe Injections, Fatal Injections

The authors of this paper provide an overview of medical and social science wisdom on the extent of unsafe injections and the complex reasons why many injections are given in an unsafe manner.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2000

The US Commitment to Global Immunization: Protecting Communities From Infectious Disease

This fact sheet highlights the US government’s efforts in global immunization, including support for international efforts with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization, as well as immunization activities carried out …

Author: PATH, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Red Cross, et al.

Publication date: 2017

US Department of Defense and PATH: Working Together to Advance Global Health Innovations

This fact sheet describes the partnership between PATH and the US Department of Defense (DoD). It highlights PATH projects—including the development of vaccines against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Shigella, and malaria, along with work on …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

US Department of Health and Human Services and PATH: Partnering to Protect and Improve Global Health

PATH and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) work together to improve global health around the world. This fact sheet highlights PATH projects—including work to develop a thermostable vaccine for H1N1 influenza; ROTAVAC®, a new …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

US Investments in Global Immunization

This fact sheet describes investments made by the United States in immunization resources around the world. It includes the GAVI Alliance, the United Nations Children's Fund, the World Health Organization, the US Agency for International …

Author: PATH, American Red Cross, GAVI Alliance, United Nations Children's Fund, American Academy of Pediatrics, John Snow, Inc., International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Shot@Life, International Medical Corps, Sabin Vaccine Institute, RESULTS, Aeras

Publication date: 2013

USAID and PATH: Working Together to Improve Global Health

This fact sheet describes the partnership between PATH and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve global health around the world. It covers work supported by USAID across several of PATH’s platforms, including the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Use of Vaccines Outside of the Cold Chain: A Literature Review

This review compiles the literature available on the use of vaccines outside of the cold chain. Most of the studies analyzed in this review focus on hepatitis B, except one that examines meningococcal Group C vaccine. Most showed that there are no …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

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