Nepal

  1. Japanese encephalitis was a formidable threat in Nepal, but it was no match for determined and creative decision-makers armed with a safe, effective, and affordable vaccine.
    Published: October 2018
    Type: Article
  2. This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine project, which supports the introduction of JE vaccine in endemic countries. In the past 15 years, PATH and its partners have helped immunize more than 300 million children against JE through the project.
    Published: September 2018
    Type: Resource Page
  3. An incurable disease sometimes referred to as “brain fever” once ravaged communities across Asia. But thanks to PATH and our partners, Japanese encephalitis is no longer the threat it once was. A 15-year effort turned a little-known vaccine from China into an internationally approved immunization tool. The vaccine has now reached an estimated 300 million children—a turning point in the battle to protect people from this dreaded disease.
    Published: September 2018
    Type: Article
  4. PATH’s Freeze-Safe innovation sets a new benchmark, helping protect vaccine potency, reducing health worker burden, and providing cost savings to health systems
    Published: February 2018
    Type: Press Release
  5. The guidelines contain an overview of reprocessing materials and equipment, space planning and workflow, detailed step-by-step disinfection instructions, training and supervision considerations, and further considerations for health facility administrators and ministry of health officials. The general job aid should be posted in the reprocessing area along with the appropriate job aid for the selected method of disinfection. Training materials (including a quality improvement roadmap) can be tailored for training workshops or activities. French and Spanish translations of the guidelines and the general job aid are also available.
    Published: July 2016
    Type: Resource Page