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Resource type: Fact sheet

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A History of Vaccines

This fact sheet on the history of vaccines gives a brief overview of disease rates before and after the development of vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Hope for Less Than 50 Cents a Dose: A Revolutionary Model for Developing Low-Cost Vaccines

This fact sheet describes the model employed by the Meningitis Vaccine Project to develop a safe, affordable, and long-lasting vaccine to combat Group A meningococcal epidemics in Africa, as well as the contributions of the key partners who made the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

Immunization Coverage

This fact sheet provides an overview of global immunization coverage based on the latest World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund estimates. It includes data on deaths averted due to immunization in general, as well as figures …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2017

Immunization Information Systems

This handout provides basic information about immunization information systems, as well as a list of resources and organizations relevant to this issue.

Author: Optimize (PATH, World Health Organization)

Publication date: 2013

Improved Freeze-Safe Vaccine Carriers

This fact sheet describes PATH’s work to address the problem of vaccines freezing during transport by incorporating a freeze-safe inner box into vaccine carriers.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Improving Immunization Registration, Coverage and Monitoring in Viet Nam – PATH’s Digital Immunization Registry (IR) System

This document describes PATH’s collaboration with Vietnam’s National Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) and Southern EPI to implement a digital immunization registry system. It discusses the benefits a digital immunization system has over …

Author: World Health Organization, PATH

Publication date: 2014

Improving Immunization Through Supportive Supervision

This fact sheet describes PATH's training of 70 immunization program supervisors in Vietnam's Ha Tinh Province to use supportive supervision methods, leading to immediate and significant improvements in performance.

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Publication date: 2007

Improving Timely Immunization Rates in Vietnam With a Digital Immunization Registry—ImmReg

This fact sheet describes PATH’s work to improve immunization rates for women and young children in Vietnam through the introduction of a digital immunization registry. The new system, known as ImmReg, is saving time, reducing errors, and …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Improving Vaccine Delivery Through Moving Warehouses

This fact sheet details a collaboration between Project Optimize and the Senegalese Ministry of Health to implement and validate a "moving warehouse" that will streamline the vaccine supply chain from the regional to the peripheral level. A moving …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Influenza (Seasonal)

This fact sheet provides information on seasonal influenza, including who is at risk, signs and symptoms of the disease, and prevention and treatment options.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Ingredients of a Successful Public-Private Partnership: A Case Study of the Landmark Vaccine Vial Monitor Partnership

This document describes the partnership that created the vaccine vial monitor, providing a useful example to policymakers, funders, nongovernmental and multilateral organizations, and product developers of how the public and private sectors can …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Injection Safety: Questions & Answers

This document provides common questions and answers on injection safety, including what constitutes an unsafe injection, the potential consequences of unsafe injections, and disposal of syringes.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2016

Innovation in Enteric Vaccine Development: Addressing Bacterial Causes of Diarrhea

This fact sheet describes PATH's enteric vaccine project from a technical perspective. It includes an overview of PATH's vaccine development portfolio, research activities, and partners to support the development of effective and affordable vaccines …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

An Integrated Approach to Confronting Diarrheal Disease

This briefing paper provides an overview of the tools and interventions involved with an integrated approach to diarrheal disease control, including vaccines, oral rehydration therapy, breastfeeding, and zinc treatment. The document also advocates …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

An Integrated Approach to Health Information Systems in Guatemala

This document describes an effort by the World Health Organization, PATH, the Pan American Health Organization, and the Guatemala Ministry of Public Health and Social Services to address challenges related to vaccine introduction. The goal is …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Publication date: 2010

Integrating Diarrheal Disease and Pneumonia Control

This fact sheet describes PATH's integrated approach to tackling diarrheal disease and pneumonia, two of the leading killers of young children. This approach emphasizes overlapping protection, the scale-up of proven methods, and the development of …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

The International Finance Facility for Immunization (IFFIm)

General information on the function and objectives of IFFIm, a new funding mechanism that secures pledges of future aid in order to leverage money from international capital markets to support national immunization programmes.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Intranasal Delivery Devices

Intranasal delivery devices deliver vaccines or medications directly to the nasal cavity or lungs, where they can be absorbed directly by the appropriate tissues. This fact sheet describes PATH's work on intranasal delivery devices to administer …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

An Introduction to the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy

This brochure describes the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS), which aims to protect more people against more diseases. It describes achievements in childhood immunization and the benefits of this key and cost-effective health …

Author: World Health Organization; United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2009

Investigating Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Efficacy in Senegal

This fact sheet describes a Phase 3 clinical study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal to evaluate the clinical efficacy of a seasonal, trivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV). By providing evidence on how well this type …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

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