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Accelerating New Vaccine Development Against Pneumonia and Other Pneumococcal Diseases

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to develop new vaccines against pneumococcal disease, one of the leading causes of death in children under five in the developing world.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Advance Market Commitments for Vaccines

This informative fact sheet provides a definition of Advance Market Commitments as a potential financing mechanism for bringing new vaccines to the developing world and also outlines World Health Organization's position on the mechanism.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

Advanced Adjuvants for Novel Vaccines: Expanding Access to Technology in the Fight Against Infectious Disease

This fact sheet describes the positive impact that adjuvants can have on vaccine efficacy and, potentially, immunization program costs. It also describes PATH’s work to expand global access to proprietary and non-proprietary adjuvants as well …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Advancing New Technologies Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to advance the development of new vaccines against influenza that are affordable and accessible for the developing world.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Advocacy for Japanese Encephalitis

This fact sheet summarizes PATH's efforts toward raising awareness about Japanese encephalitis vaccination among stakeholders at local, national, regional, and global levels. The fact sheet is an excerpt from a larger, comprehensive document that …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

African Meningitis Belt

This map of the African continent displays the location of the Meningitis Belt, an area in Africa where a large number of meningitis epidemics occur.

Author: United Nations Country Team in Ethiopia

Published: 2001

Albania: Demonstrating the Benefits of an Online Immunization Registry

This document describes how project Optimize is collaborating with the Albanian Institute of Public Health to transform the way immunization data and vaccine stock are managed. The two-year collaboration aims to evaluate the benefits of a supply …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Albania Pilots an Immunization Information System

The Albanian Ministry of Health, in collaboration with project Optimize, developed a registry-based immunization information system. This fact sheet illustrates how the data the new system produces has been used to improve the management of the …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

All Kids Need Hepatitis B Shots

This informational brochure, created by the Immunization Action Coalition, provides parents with information on hepatitis B and vaccines against the disease. It also includes contact information for parents with questions about the hepatitis B …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Published: 2008

Aluminum in Vaccines: What You Should Know

This fact sheet, intended for patients, parents, and healthcare providers, answers the most frequently asked questions about the use and safety of aluminum in vaccines.

Author: Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Published: 2012

Bringing Online Immunization Registries to Low-Resource Countries

Today, most health workers at the service‐delivery level in developing countries use paper‐based systems to track the individuals who have been vaccinated and the vaccines and other resources used during the process. This fact sheet describes …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Building Next-Generation Vaccine Supply Systems: Supply Chain Modeling and Optimization

This fact sheet describes how Project Optimize—a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH—and their partners are working with countries to model the impact of changes to vaccine logistics and supply systems on vaccine …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

The Childhood Immunization Schedule

This fact sheet explains how the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention develops their recommended childhood immunization schedule and provides answers to several frequently asked questions about the schedule. This document is intended for …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2013

Clear Answers & Smart Advice About Your Baby’s Shots

Written by pediatrician and author Ari Brown, MD, this six-page handout addresses the concerns of vaccine-hesitant parents, including vaccine safety, autism, and alternative vaccination schedules.

Author: Brown A

Published: 2013

Clinical Trials: Steps in Malaria Vaccine Development

This fact sheet provides an overview of the development and testing of malaria vaccine candidates through clinical trials, including an explanation of why trials are important and descriptions of each clinical trial phase.

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Cold Chain and Logistics Management: An Essential Part of Safe and Effective Vaccination Programs

This fact sheet provides information on cold chain and logistics for vaccine delivery, including challenges for managing the cold chain, examples of effective cold chain management, and the costs associated with the cold chain.

Author: IMMUNIZATIONbasics

Published: 2008

Cold Chain Equipment Inventories

This fact sheet describes PATH’s work to develop and deploy a software tool called Cold Chain Equipment Manager to help vaccination programs manage equipment requirements, forecast equipment needs, and generate procurement lists. It includes a …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Cold Chain Technologies

This fact sheet describes PATH's work on cold chain technologies. PATH is working with manufacturers and country collaborators to advance passive cold chain equipment and refrigerators that keep vaccines cold without freezing, as well as solar …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Collaborating With Countries to Improve Supply Chains

Optimize—a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH—aims to employ technological and scientific advances by defining ideal specifications for health products and creating a flexible and robust vaccine supply chain that can …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2010

A Comprehensive Approach to Rotavirus Vaccines

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to address rotavirus and includes general information about its efforts to increase access to and effectiveness of existing vaccines, as well as to develop new vaccines.

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Cool Innovations for Vaccine Transportation and Storage

Keeping heat-sensitive vaccines and other drugs at the right temperature is crucial yet often difficult in areas with limited or no electrical power. This fact sheet describes a response to this challenge, where a group of public- and private-sector …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

The Cornerstone of Public Health

This fact sheet makes the case for why vaccines are a critical, cost-effective investment for improving global health and saving children's lives.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Cost-Effectiveness of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination

This fact sheet summarizes methods and results of cost-effectiveness analyses performed by PATH and its partners to determine the economic implications of introducing JE vaccine programs. The fact sheet is an excerpt from a larger, comprehensive …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Current HPV Vaccines and Future AIDS Vaccines: Common Challenges and Unprecedented Opportunities

This issue brief discusses how ensuring swift and efficient HPV vaccine introduction in developing countries will not only help address the burden of cervical cancer, but will also provide a valuable opportunity for AIDS vaccine researchers and …

Author: AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, PATH

Published: 2008

Current PATH Initiatives in Cervical Cancer Prevention

This fact sheet summarizes PATH's current work in cervical cancer prevention. Since PATH began to focus on cervical cancer in 1991, its portfolio has expanded to cover the full range of technologies and approaches for the prevention of cervical …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

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