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Resource type: Fact sheet

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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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 2010

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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 2015

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

Publication date: 2009

Current 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

Publication date: 2016

Delivering Immunization Data Solutions: PATH Works With Multilateral Organizations to Deliver Access to Immunization Data

This fact sheet discusses the design and development of an Immunization Repository for the World Health Organization and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The Immunization Repository provides access to immunization data, dashboards, and reports to over …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Developing New Vaccines Against Pneumonia and Other Pneumococcal Diseases

This fact sheet, issued by PATH, outlines PATH's pneumococcal vaccine project from a technical perspective, including an overview of PATH's vaccine development portfolio, research activities, and partners to support the development of vaccines …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Diseases and the Vaccines That Prevent Them: For Parents of Infants and Young Children (Birth Through Age 6)

This series of fact sheets describes symptoms of infection as well as the benefits and risk of vaccination for 14 diseases, specifically for vaccines recommended for children from birth through the age of six years. There are two versions of each …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Diseases and the Vaccines that Prevent Them: For Parents of Preteens and Teens (7 Through 18 Years Old)

This series of fact sheets describes symptoms of infection as well as the benefits and risk of vaccination for several diseases, specifically for vaccines recommended for children aged 7 to 18 years. There are two types of fact sheets provided. …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disposable-Syringe Jet Injectors

Jet injectors deliver vaccines and medicines without using needles. PATH has worked with several disposable-syringe jet injector developers to advance designs that are suitable and affordable for routine and campaign immunization programs in …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

DOD and PATH: Collaborations Enhance Health for the World's Poorest People

This fact sheet describes how PATH and the US Department of Defense (DOD) collaborate to enhance the health of the world’s poorest people and presents a sampling of PATH projects, including work on vaccines to prevent diarrhea and vaccine …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Expanding Vaccine Solutions Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's multifaceted approach to expanding vaccine solutions against pandemic and seasonal influenza that are optimal for the developing world. It describes our efforts to advance the development of promising new influenza …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Facts for Life: Immunization

These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Fighting Malaria Today and Tomorrow

This fact sheet describes PATH's work in malaria control and prevention, including its work under the Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa and the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

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

Group B Strep: What You Need to Know

This fact sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions for pregnant women regarding group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease in newborns and how to prevent passing GBS on to babies during labor.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2014

Guiding Principles for Managing Medical Waste

This document provides a brief overview of key considerations for developing a medical waste-management plan at the facility, district, and national levels.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2005

Harnessing Solar Energy for Health Needs

Many health facilities in remote areas operate without grid electricity, have unreliable electricity, or find that using electricity is too costly. In these settings, solar energy is a promising solution for powering the storage and transportation …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Health Care Waste Management: Sharing the Responsibility

This fact sheet outlines the importance of health care waste management and suggests ways government programs can improve current practices.

Author: PATH; John Snow, Inc.

Publication date: 2010

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