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Topic: Advocacy and communications

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From Introduction to Impact: The Story of Rotavirus Vaccines

This video follows three countries—Nicaragua, Ghana, and Malawi—that helped pave the way for rotavirus vaccine introductions in low-income countries worldwide. Rotavirus vaccines are saving lives and improving health in countries where they …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Further, Faster, Fairer: Reaching Every Last Child With Immunisation

Progress in immunization coverage over the past decade has been impressive, yet some children are still excluded from the full benefits of immunization. This report shows where children are being missed with routine immunization and argues that …

Author: Save the Children

Publication date: 2016

The Future of Global Immunization: Will the Promise of Vaccines be Fulfilled?

Childhood immunization is one of the most successful and cost-effective of all health interventions, especially for reducing infant and child morbidity and mortality globally. Still, nearly two million children die of vaccine-preventable deaths each …

Author: Cochi SL

Publication date: 2011

Games for Adolescent Reproductive Health: An International Handbook

The attractive, 69-page handbook includes "45 games, tips on getting started working with youth, guidance on creating your own games, ready-to-use card sets, and the research and theory behind it all." While the content focusses on …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2002

GBS Public Awareness, Advocacy, and Prevention—What’s Working, What’s Not and Why We Need a Maternal GBS Vaccine

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease burden and awareness-raising activities, and outlines current prevention and screening strategies. The authors argue that vaccination, once available, …

Author: Burns G, Plumb J

Publication date: 2013

Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia

This document outlines a global action plan to support countries in controlling pneumonia, providing a framework for action around which partners can coordinate their efforts. The document summarizes the global situation with respect to pneumonia, …

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

Publication date: 2009

Global Health Technologies Coalition

The Global Health Technologies Coalition's website highlights the coalition's work to advocate for the development of global health tools for the developing world. The website serves as a clearinghouse for information and resources on research …

Author: Global Heath Technologies Coalition

Global Manual on Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunization

Monitoring of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) is an essential strategy for ensuring the safety of vaccines. This manual provides guidance on improving the quality and efficiency of AEFI surveillance activities for managers of …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

The Global Meningococcal Initiative: Recommendations for Reducing the Global Burden of Meningococcal Disease

The Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI) is composed of an international group of scientists, clinicians, and public health officials that aim to promote the global prevention of invasive meningococcal disease through education and research. In …

Author: Harrison LH, Pelton SI, Wilder-Smith A, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Global Post-Eradication IPV Supply and Demand Assessment: Integrated Findings

This report summarizes the findings from a global post-eradication inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) supply and demand assessment conducted from 2007 to 2008. The goal of the study was to inform ongoing IPV discussions and potential policy development …

Author: Oliver Wyman, Inc.

Publication date: 2009

Global Routine Immunization Strategies and Practices (GRISP)

This document, designed to accompany the Global Vaccine Action Plan, outlines specific strategies and activities required to ensure that routine immunization is accessible to all. It describes nine transformative investments to achieve better …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2016

Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011-2020

The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP)—endorsed by the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly in May 2012—is a roadmap to prevent millions of deaths by 2020 through more equitable access to vaccines for people in all communities. The GVAP …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

The Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI)

The Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI) is a global collaborative effort to ensure that everyone everywhere can be protected from serious infectious diseases with minimal untoward effects from the best available vaccines. This website provides a …

Author: World Health Organization

A Global Vision for Meningitis by 2030 and an Action Plan to Get There

In May 2017, the Meningitis Research Foundation and the World Health Organization brought together over 50 global experts for a three-day meeting to shape a vision towards defeating meningitis and septicaemia by 2030. This report, building upon the …

Author: Meningitis Research Foundation

Publication date: 2017

Going for Goal: Immunisation and the Case for GAVI

Like the World Cup—with teams from six continents coming together to compete on a level playing field—the GAVI Alliance is also a story about the world coming together: different donors, countries, activists, technical partners, and private …

Author: The ONE Campaign

Publication date: 2014

Group B Strep International

This website aims to promote international awareness and prevention of group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease in babies before birth and through early infancy. It provides general information and resources on GBS in a variety of languages for both the …

Author: Group B Strep International

Group B Strep Support: Preventing Life-Threatening GBS Infection in Newborn Babies

This website provides up-to-date and evidence-based information on group B Streptococcus (GBS) to families and their health care professionals, and support to affected families. The organization also advocates for the elimination of GBS in infants …

Author: Group B Strep Support

Health Care Waste Management: Sharing the Responsibility

This fact sheet outlines the importance of health care waste management and suggests ways government programs can improve current practices.

Author: PATH; John Snow, Inc.

Publication date: 2010

Heard at the 68th WHA: Closing the Immunization Gap

In this video, immunization experts and political leaders attending the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) share their thoughts on what must be done to close the immunization gap, reach vulnerable populations, and ensure that all children have access …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Helping Young People Become Youth Advocates for Immunization

Written for teachers and youth group leaders, this 24-page paper is full of practical ideas for teaching children and young adults about infectious disease, immunization, and injection safety and for encouraging them to promote immunization in their …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2000

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