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Resource type: Fact sheet

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Supply Chain Strengthening: Our Work and Capabilities in India

This fact sheet highlights PATH’s efforts to strengthen vaccine supply chains in India, focusing on the development, introduction, and scale-up of technology and system innovations that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of India’s public …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Supply Chain Strengthening: Our Work and Capabilities in Senegal

This fact sheet highlights PATH’s supply chain strengthening work in Senegal, including work on vaccine cold chain technologies and immunization supply chain advocacy.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Supply Chain Strengthening: Our Work and Capabilities in Uganda

This fact sheet highlights the work of PATH and its partners to improve and support vaccine introductions as well as to strengthen the immunization supply chain at all levels in Uganda.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Supporting Influenza Vaccine Production in Vietnam

This fact sheet describes a project that PATH is implementing in collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority within the US Department of Health and Human Services. The project is supporting the enhancement of …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Taking Advantage of the True Heat Stability of Vaccines

This fact sheet describes work that Project Optimize is doing to enable immunization programs to take advantage of the true stability of vaccines by labeling them for use at ambient temperatures in a controlled temperature chain for limited periods …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Technologies for Injection Safety

Each year, more than 16 billion injections are administered worldwide and an estimated 40 percent are administered with reused, unsterilized injection equipment. In developing countries, immunization and some therapeutic programs have been proactive …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

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

Thiomersal

This information sheet covers issue relating to the use of thiomersal (also known as thimerosal) in vaccines, including why it is used, evidence regarding safety, and the World Health Organization's position on the issue.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

Thiomersal - Questions and Answers

This in-depth fact sheet provides common questions and answers related to the use of thiomersal (also known as thimerosal) in vaccines. It includes general information about thiomersal, which vaccines contain it and why, updates on additional …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

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 How Vaccines Work

Diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines greatly reduce the risk of infection by working with the body’s natural defenses to safely develop immunity to disease. This fact sheet explains how the body fights …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2013

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 Thimerosal, Mercury, and Vaccine Safety

This fact sheet explains what thimerosal is and why it is used as a preservative in some multi-dose vials of influenza vaccine, and highlights conclusions from studies examining thimerosal safety in vaccines.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2012

Understanding Vaccines

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

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

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

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

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