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Topic: Advocacy and communications

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Communication Handbook for Polio Eradication and Routine EPI

This comprehensive reference tool is intended to help program officers learn about, design, and implement effective research-driven communication programs.

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

Publication date: 2001

Community Perceptions of Malaria and Vaccines in the South Coast and Busia Regions of Kenya

Malaria is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children younger than 5 years in Kenya. Within the context of planning for a vaccine to be used alongside existing malaria control methods, this study, published in Malaria …

Author: Ba-Nguz A, Bingham A, Collymore Y, et al.

Publication date: 2011

The Compelling Need for Game-Changing Influenza Vaccines: An Analysis of the Influenza Vaccine Enterprise and Recommendations for the Future

This report provides a review of all aspects of influenza vaccine research and development, financing, manufacturing, efficacy, safety, regulatory issues, procurement, distribution, usage, public education, consumer acceptance, and public policy. …

Author: Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy

Publication date: 2012

Connecting the Dots: How to Get Vaccines to More Kids

This website explains the importance of supply chains to ensure that vaccines get to those who need them. It focuses on four ways to improve immunization supply chains: strengthening management, keeping vaccines at the correct temperatures, …

Author: PATH

Considerations Regarding Consent in Vaccinating Children and Adolescents Between 6 and 17 Years Old

Around the world, national immunization programs are increasingly including vaccines that target age groups beyond infancy and early childhood. This document is aimed at program managers who are planning to introduce vaccines for older children and …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Current Initiatives in Cervical Cancer Prevention

This fact sheet summarizes PATH's current work in cervical cancer prevention. Since PATH began to focus on cervical cancer in 1991, its portfolio has expanded to cover the full range of technologies and approaches for the prevention of cervical …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Decade of Vaccines

This supplement to Vaccine features articles on the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan strategic objectives and the opportunities and challenges associated with its implementation. The 27 articles in the supplement cover a range of …

Author: Alonso PL, de Quadros CA, Lal AA, eds.

Publication date: 2013

Diarrheal Disease: Solutions to Defeat a Global Killer

Diarrheal Disease: Solutions to Defeat a Global Killer presents scientific evidence to support strategies to scale up use of interventions, including safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene, breastfeeding and optimal complementary feeding, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Ending Preventable Child Deaths From Pneumonia and Diarrhoea by 2025 – The Integrated Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD)

This report proposes a cohesive approach to ending preventable pneumonia and diarrhea deaths in children. It outlines a protect, prevent, and treat framework that integrates proven effective interventions for pneumonia and diarrhea, including the …

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

Publication date: 2013

Evidence of Support for Improved Cervical Cancer Prevention in Developing Countries

This web page contains a dossier that includes statements of support for improved cervical cancer control from governments, organizations, and individuals in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and other regions. The letters, video messages, editorials, …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action, International Union Against Cancer, PATH

Publication date: 2008

Expanding Paradigms for Cervical Cancer Screening: The Impact of the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention

This report documents the accomplishments and impact of the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (ACCP). It presents the state of knowledge about alternative screening strategies prior to the establishment of the partnership, as well as …

Author: Gaffikin L, Wittet S, Sherris J

Publication date: 2013

Experiences, Challenges, and Lessons Learned From an Immunization Demand Generation Project in Afar, Ethiopia

This report describes a pilot project that PATH conducted in the Afar Region of Ethiopia that aimed to increase vaccination coverage through social mobilization committees and communication activities. It examines the challenges to achieving …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Factors Likely to Affect Community Acceptance of a Malaria Vaccine in Two Districts of Ghana: A Qualitative Study

This article, published in PLoS ONE, reports on a study that explored community-level factors that could affect future vaccine acceptance in Ghana once a malaria vaccine is recommended for introduction and use. It also provides recommendations for a …

Author: Meñaca A, Tagbor H, Adjei R, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Fighting for Breath: A Call to Action on Childhood Pneumonia

This report outlines the burden of pneumonia and identifies solutions to reduce pneumonia-related deaths including improvements in immunization coverage with vaccines that protect against the most common bacterial strains that cause the disease, …

Author: Save the Children

Publication date: 2017

Finding the Final Fifth: Inequalities in Immunisation

Despite global progress, there is still a long way to go until the full benefits of immunization are enjoyed by all children. In 2010, almost one in five children – nearly 20 million – did not receive the most basic vaccinations that all …

Author: Save the Children

Publication date: 2012

“First, Do No Harm”: Introducing Auto-disable Syringes and Ensuring Injection Safety in Immunization Systems of Developing Countries

This document was developed to assist policymakers and program managers in planning the introduction of auto-disable syringes as part of a comprehensive national policy and plan of action to improve injection safety, both for routine immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2002

Flu Information: Your Guide to Online Flu Resources

This website provides resources to help healthcare professionals communicate about influenza. It includes pandemic and seasonal influenza communications resource libraries, containing materials created by public health agencies across the United …

Author: National Public Health Information Coalition

For Immunization Partners: Educational and Promotional Resources for Partners

This web page provides educational resources and materials to help supplement vaccine conversations and outreach with parents, pregnant women, and adults, as well as healthcare professionals. Resources are divided into five categories—childhood …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children

This web page offers a variety of resources for parents seeking to learn more about childhood immunizations and the diseases that can be prevented with vaccines. Topics include age-specific vaccine information, immunization records and requirements, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"A" Frame for Advocacy

A document defining key components of public policy advocacy.

Author: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

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