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Disease: Pneumococcus

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Survival: The Struggle to Breathe

Part of the groundbreaking series on global health, Survival, this 45-minute documentary, filmed in the Philippines, focuses on the infections that lead to pneumonia. The film also highlights interventions to improve access to antibiotics as well …

Author: BBC World News and Rockhopper TV

Publication date: 2008

Sustained Reductions in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in the Era of Conjugate Vaccine

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, discusses a study examining invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) cases from 1998 to 2007 from eight sites across the United States to assess the impact of 7-valent …

Author: Pilishvili T, Lexau C, Farley MM, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World’s Poorest Children

This infographic discusses the high disease burden of pneumonia and diarrheal disease, particularly among children in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. It also highlights interventions to prevent and treat the diseases, including available vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

TechNet Resource Library

This website provides an online repository of useful journal articles, documents, tools, websites, and other immunization resources. Users are able to search by keyword or browse the collection by category, disease, or other tag. Members of the …

Author: Technical Network for Strengthening Immunization Services

Technical Information for National-Level PCV Policy Recommendations: Summary of Available Evidence to Guide Decision-Making

This document provides high-level summaries of the best available evidence around the use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) in low- and middle-income countries. Designed for vaccine decision-makers, it synthesizes the evidence required to …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

Temperature Sensitivity of Vaccines

This document addresses issues regarding potential exposure of temperature-sensitive vaccines to freezing temperatures and provides updated information on vaccine vial monitors, as well as a discussion of future advances in cold chain technology.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

TH17-Based Vaccine Design for Prevention of Streptococcus pneumoniae Colonization

This article, published in Cell Host & Microbe, gives an overview of preclinical research showing specific T cell antigens to be strong candidates for a protein subunit vaccine designed to prevent colonization of Streptococcus …

Author: Moffitt KL, Gierahn TM, Lu Y, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Transmission of Streptococcus pneumoniae in an Urban Slum Community

This article, published in the Journal of Infection, discusses a study of pneumococcal carriage among residents of a slum community in Salvador, Brazil. Inhabitants of slum settlements represent a significant proportion of the population at risk …

Author: Reis JN, Palma T, Ribeiro GS, et al.

Publication date: 2008

Understanding the Pneumococcus: Transmission and Evolution

This article, published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, examines the biology of the pneumococcus related to its transmission and evolution.

Author: Donkor ES

Publication date: 2013

Unprotected People Reports

This web page contains real-life accounts of people who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases, including compelling personal testimonies, remembrances, case reports, and newspaper articles.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccination Against Pneumococcus in West Africa: Perspectives and Prospects

This article, published in the International Journal of General Medicine, provides epidemiological insights into pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in West Africa based on the prevailing pneumococcal serotypes in the subregion. The study covered …

Author: Donkor ES, Dayie NT, Badoe EV

Publication date: 2013

Vaccine Information Statements

This page contains vaccine information statements for a variety of immunizations, which are published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This web page also includes links to translations of the statements to many languages other …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information Statements

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets used in the United States (US) that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients. US federal law requires that healthcare staff provide a VIS to a patient, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Position Papers

This web page provides links to all of the World Health Organization's position papers on specific vaccines. In addition to linking to these resources in English, it also provides links to translations of the papers into other languages, as well as …

Author: World Health Organization

Vaccine Recommendations of the ACIP

This web page provides vaccine-related recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The page includes recommendations for specific vaccines, such as those against human …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccines and Your Baby

This 27-minute video explains how vaccines work, the science behind them, immunity, and 11 diseases that vaccines prevent. It also includes stories from parents of children who suffered from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Author: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Vaccines for Children - A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

This online guide for parents and caregivers provides information on the benefits and risks of vaccination, the types of routinely administered vaccines for children, steps to take when your child is vaccinated, and common questions about vaccines.

Author: US Food and Drug Administration

Vaccines for the Future

Published from 2007 to 2015, this quarterly e-newsletter provided updates on PATH’s efforts to accelerate the development of innovative, safe, effective, and affordable vaccines against the leading causes of childhood deaths in developing-world …

Author: PATH

Vaccines for the Unvaccinated: Protecting the Herd

This editorial, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides commentary on the effect of vaccines in protecting the unvaccinated through herd immunity and using this effect as an important consideration in strategies for vaccine …

Author: Stephens DS

Publication date: 2008

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