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Optimize: Immunization Systems and Technologies for Tomorrow

Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, has been given a unique mandate to think far into the future: to put technological and scientific advances to work, helping define the ideal characteristics and …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Optimizing Vaccine Supply Chains

This document describes the urgent need for vaccine supply chain reform, new ideas, and innovative technologies. It also demonstrates the increasing consequences of supply-chain failure in today's environment as the number …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Oral Delivery Technologies

Vaccines against some pathogens can be more efficacious when delivered by the oral route, particularly if these are the routes of infection. This fact sheet describes PATH's approach to technologies for the oral delivery of vaccines and their …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH’s Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), which works to accelerate malaria vaccine development and catalyze timely access in endemic countries toward a world free from malaria. Standing at the intersection …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

PATH Supports Global HPV Vaccine Introduction

This fact sheet outlines PATH's role in providing technical assistance to countries for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs. The PATH HPV vaccine team’s activities are channeled through …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work on Japanese encephalitis, including information on the project team and its partners.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2007

Paving the Way for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention: Vaccine Development Against a Widespread Cause of Respiratory Illness in Infants and Young Children

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to develop a vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) with the potential to help control RSV in the developing world through prevention.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Pneumococcal Disease

This fact sheet provides information on pneumococcal disease and prevention strategies, including vaccines against pneumococcal pneumonia. It also highlights Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance’s support for the introduction of pneumococcal vaccines in …

Author: Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Publication date: 2013

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV): CDC Answers Your Questions

This fact sheet provides information for healthcare professionals on the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, including vaccination recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Author: Immunization Action Coaltion

Publication date: 2011

Pneumonia

This fact sheet provides an overview of the causes, means of transmission, symptoms, risk factors, treatment, prevention, and economic costs of pneumonia. Also outlined is the World Health Organization's action plan to prevent and treat pneumonia, …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Point-of-Service Data to Drive Vaccine Supply Chains

This fact sheet outlines the different approaches that Project Optimize is testing to demonstrate that a consumption‐based system that uses service-delivery-level data can have a beneficial impact on inventory management, stock levels, and vaccine …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Poliomyelitis

This fact sheet about poliomyelitis provides information about the disease and an overview of the work of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to eradicate it.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Preparing for Malaria Vaccines in Africa: A Tool for Malaria Vaccine Decision-Making

This fact sheet describes the development of a tool—known as the Malaria Vaccine Decision-Making Framework—to help African countries plan for decisions on the appropriate role of an eventual malaria vaccine within their health systems. The tool …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Preventing Freezing in Cold Boxes and Vaccine Carriers

This handout emphasizes the importance of, and methods for, preventing accidental freezing of heat-sensitive products in vaccine carriers. It illustrates how different configurations of ice packs affect temperature and show typical temperature …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Protecting Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines From Freeze Damage

This fact sheet describes how PATH developed a low-cost and straightforward technology for protecting aluminum-adjuvanted liquid vaccines from the irreversible damage that results from freezing. Many current vaccines of importance to global health …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Protecting Children From Diarrheal Disease: PATH Takes a Comprehensive Approach to Combating This Leading Cause of Child Deaths

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work, including vaccine development and introduction, in protecting children from diarrheal disease.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Protecting India's Children from Japanese Encephalitis

This fact sheet provides information about the partnerships and commitments that helped the Government of India introduce a landmark strategy to vaccinate children at highest risk. Campaigns in 2006 reached more than 9 million, and the target …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2007

Protecting Mother and Baby From Infectious Diseases

This fact sheet describes PATH’s work in maternal immunization—an approach of vaccinating during pregnancy to protect the mother and baby. It covers work across vaccine projects targeting respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, group B …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Putting an End to Epidemic Meningitis in Africa

This fact sheet describes PATH’s efforts to eliminate meningococcal meningitis epidemics from Africa. It covers work across meningitis projects, including the development and distribution of MenAfriVac®, the vaccine that has virtually eliminated …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Quantifying Infectious Waste Produced by HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Programs and the Needs for Injection Safety Equipment

This document is intended to start discussions around quantifying the need for safe injection equipment and the amount of infectious sharps waste produced by testing and treatment programs for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

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