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Disease: Pneumococcus

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Reactogenicity, Safety and Immunogenicity of a Protein-Based Pneumococcal Vaccine in Gambian Children Aged 2-4 Years: A Phase II Randomized Study

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, reports the results of a study to assess the safety and immunogenicity of a protein-based pneumococcal vaccine candidate. The authors found the vaccine to be well tolerated and …

Author: Odutola A, Ota MO, Ogundare EO, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Refocusing Gavi for Greater Impact

This report outlines the large impact that Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has had on immunization rates in eligible countries through funding support and dispersal of vaccines. It also provides recommendations on how Gavi could have a greater impact. …

Author: Dykstra S, Glassman A, Kenny C, Sandefur J (Center for Global Development)

Publication date: 2015

Resources: From pneumoACTION to Now

This web page offers a vast array of links to resources on a leading cause of child morbidity and mortality, pneumococcal diseases. It provides information on available vaccines, vaccine safety, disease burden, immunization financing, and other …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Respiratory Viral and Pneumococcal Coinfection of the Respiratory Tract: Implications of Pneumococcal Vaccination

This article, published in Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, explores pneumococcal interactions with respiratory viruses and considers the potential role that the pneumococcal polysaccharide/protein conjugate vaccine may play in modifying …

Author: Moore DP, Dagan R, Madhi SA

Publication date: 2012

A Review of the Impact of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine (7-valent) on Pneumococcal Meningitis

This article, published in Advances in Therapy, reviews the impacts of 7-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine (PCV7) on pneumococcal meningitis. The authors conclude that the results show PCV7 to have significant impact on …

Author: Tin Tin Htar M, Madhava H, Balmer P, Christopoulou D, Menegas D, Bonnet E

Publication date: 2013

The Right Shot: Bringing Down Barriers to Affordable and Adapted Vaccines - 2nd Edition

This second edition of The Right Shot gathers more than 1,500 data points from organizations including UNICEF, the Pan-American Health Organization, governments, vaccine manufacturers, and Médecins Sans Frontières' supply centers to better …

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières

Publication date: 2015

The Right Shot: Extending the Reach of Affordable and Adapted Vaccines

Lack of information on both the price and the different product characteristics of vaccines limits countries’ ability to operate affordable and effective immunization programs. This report aims to remedy some of the existing knowledge gaps by …

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières

Publication date: 2012

The Roles of Pneumococcal Serotypes 1 and 5 in Pediatric Invasive Disease

A small number of serotypes are responsible for most invasive pneumococcal disease in children worldwide. Serotypes 1 and 5 were among the first pneumococcal serotypes to be identified, reflecting their great prominence as causes of disease in the …

Author: Hausdorff WP

Publication date: 2007

Safety, Immunogenicity and Efficacy of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in HIV-Infected Individuals

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, summarizes the available published data on the immunogenicity, safety, and efficacy of pneumococcal polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccines in HIV-infected children and adults.

Author: Nunes MC, Madhi SA

Publication date: 2012

Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review

This article, published in Pediatrics, reviews the existing literature on the safety of routine vaccines recommended for children in the United States. The authors found evidence that some vaccines are associated with serious adverse events; …

Author: Maglione MA, Das L, Raaen L, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Serotype-Independent Pneumococcal Vaccines

This article, published in Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, discusses the most promising vaccine approaches for inducing serotype-independent immunity, including protein antigens, whole cell pneumococcal vaccines, and recombinant bacteria …

Author: Miyaji EN, Oliveira MLS, Carvalho E, Ho PL

Publication date: 2013

Software for National-Level Vaccine Cold Chain Equipment Management

The Cold Chain Equipment Manager (CCEM) is an inventory and planning tool that utilizes Microsoft Access–based software and analytic tools to help with data collection and analysis. Planning algorithms, data visualization, system modeling, and …

Author: University of Washington, PATH

Publication date: 2012

Special Report: 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases

This special report offers an overview of the proceedings at the 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases held in Tel Aviv, Israel, from March 14 to 18, 2010. The meeting brought together pneumococcal experts from around …

Author: PATH, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts

Publication date: 2010

Standards for Surveillance of Selected Vaccine-preventable Diseases

This document provides WHO recommendations on surveillance standards for selected vaccine-preventable diseases. These recommendations should be adapted to meet national needs in accordance with each country's disease control priorities, …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition

This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the …

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

Publication date: 2009

Status of Research and Development of Pediatric Vaccines for Streptococcus pneumoniae

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of the currently available vaccines against pneumococcal disease, their limitations, and outlines the status of research and development activities for new pneumococcal vaccines. It also …

Author: Alderson MR

Publication date: 2016

Stop Pneumonia

This website is focused on pneumonia, the world’s leading infectious killer of children under the age of five. It includes information and resources on how to protect, prevent, and treat pneumonia, including available vaccines. It also provides …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Streptococcus pneumoniae – A Review of Carriage, Infection, Serotype Replacement and Vaccination

This article, published in Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, provides an overview on pneumococcal carriage and risk factors for invasive pneumococcal disease, the rise of non-vaccine serotypes in the era of immunization with 7-valent pneumocccal …

Author: Mehr S, Wood N

Publication date: 2012

Streptococcus pneumoniae Comparative System

This website contains data from a PATH-sponsored study on sequencing the genomes of five geographically diverse Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates. The sequencing was performed by The Institute for Genome Research (TIGR, now known as the J. Craig …

Author: The Institute for Genomic Research

Publication date: 2008

Summary of Vaccine Stability Data

These documents provide stability data as of November 2012 on commonly used, licensed vaccines and stability data as of May 2012 from available data on novel, investigational vaccine formulations. Data are sorted by vaccine in a table format in both …

Author: PATH, Working in Tandem Ltd.

Publication date: 2012

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