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Topic: Advocacy and communications

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Influences on Parental Acceptance of HPV Vaccination in Demonstration Projects in Uganda and Vietnam

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study to investigate the effect of communication strategies on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake in HPV vaccine demonstration projects in Uganda and Vietnam. The study found that exposure to …

Author: Galagan SR, Paul P, Menezes L, LaMontagne DS

Publication date: 2013

Innovation for a Healthier World: How the Research-Based Vaccine Manufacturers are Contributing to the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan

This report describes how research-based vaccine manufacturers are innovating beyond the traditional research and development model by working with partners to optimize their production to meet growing demand, improving the supply chain to reach …

Author: International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations

Publication date: 2015

An Integrated Approach to Confronting Diarrheal Disease

This briefing paper provides an overview of the tools and interventions involved with an integrated approach to diarrheal disease control, including vaccines, oral rehydration therapy, breastfeeding, and zinc treatment. The document also advocates …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

An Introduction to Advocacy--A Training Guide

This well-written and formatted, 130-page training manual provides tools to help people engage in the advocacy process. Though written specifically for an African audience, the guide can be used anywhere. The full guide has been divided into three …

Author: US Agency for International Development

Investing in Next-Generation Health Supply Chains Saves Lives

This issue brief provides important background on why policymakers and global health leaders must invest in health supply chains to help close the immunization gap. It highlights five ways to innovate supply chains and provides resources on how to …

Author: PATH; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; John Snow, Inc.; et al.

Publication date: 2016

Investing in Stronger Vaccine Supply Chains: Reaching Children With Immunization, Saving Lives

This brochure describes how advances in vaccine supply chain systems can accelerate the delivery of lifesaving immunizations to people who need them. The document offers recommendations for global policymakers to support countries in building more …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Investing Together for a Healthy Future: The 2016-2020 GAVI Alliance Investment Opportunity

This report makes the case for the GAVI Alliance's call for an additional investment of US$7.5 billion to help immunize an additional 300 million children from 2016 to 2020. It includes GAVI's plan for increasing the proportion of children worldwide …

Author: GAVI Alliance

Publication date: 2014

IPV Introduction and the Polio Endgame

This web page provides summaries and links to new communications materials to support the introduction of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) and to help communicate the need for IPV introduction. The resources include case studies on IPV introduction …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Is Immunisation Child Protection?

This article, published in The Lancet, argues that the failure of parental acceptance of safe and effective vaccination could be the biggest hurdle to realization of successful development and implementation of vaccines in the coming decades. The …

Author: Finn A, Savulescu J

Publication date: 2011

Japanese Encephalitis Morbidity, Mortality, and Disability: Reduction and Control by 2015

This strategic plan, prepared by PATH from the contributions of 17 partner organizations, provides details on priority activities that must be sustained for continued momentum in Japanese encephalitis (JE) control, including improved …

Author: PATH, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, BIKEN, et al.

Publication date: 2009

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Introduction and Sustainability in the Mekong Region

This fact sheet summarizes PATH's work to support lifesaving Japanese encephalitis vaccine delivery and access efforts across the Mekong region, including identifying an affordable vaccine, providing technical and manufacturing support to the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Knowledge and Awareness of HPV Vaccine and Acceptability to Vaccinate in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review

This article, published in PLOS ONE, reports on an assessment of the knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV), and HPV vaccine, and willingness and acceptability to vaccinate in sub-Saharan African countries. The …

Author: Perlman S, Wamai RG, Bain PA, Welty T, Ogembo JG.

Publication date: 2014

Knowledge of Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccine Post-Vaccination Among Mothers and Daughters in Vietnam

The authors of this article, published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, assessed and compared knowledge and attitudes about cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, and whether that knowledge was associated with …

Author: Paul P, LaMontagne DS, Le NT

Publication date: 2012

Knowledge Utilization and the Process of Policy Formation

This literature review analyzes the use of technical information for influencing policy.

Author: US Agency for International Development

Publication date: 1995

Landscape Analysis of Routine Immunization in Nigeria: Identifying Barriers and Prioritizing Interventions

This white paper provides an analysis of supply-side constraints and demand-side determinants of routine immunization coverage in Nigeria. It emphasizes that tackling the basic barriers to routine immunization in Nigeria—cold chain, transport, and …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2012

Making Malaria History

Malaria is preventable and treatable, but to eliminate it requires political commitment, financial support, and a higher level of local ownership than ever before. This website is a resource for the global malaria community to provide updates on the …

Author: PATH

Making Vaccine Technologies Work for the Poor

This briefing emphasizes the impact of a community's perception of immunization and how that perception can inform interventions and advocacy efforts.

Author: Institute for Development Studies

Publication date: 2006

Managing HPV: Health Care Team Tool Kit

This web page provides a tool kit to increase the awareness and knowledge of health care providers, frontline staff, business personnel, and educators about human papillomavirus (HPV), cervical cancer screening, the treatment of genital warts, and …

Author: Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

Meningococcal Disease From the Public Health Policy Perspective

Given the availability of conjugate vaccines against meningococcal disease there is now the potential to effectively control meningococcal disease globally. The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, discuss how optimal control of …

Author: Black SB, Plotkin SA

Publication date: 2012

Monitoring Visualization Tool for the Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD)

This data visualization tool enables users to monitor progress against GAPPD targets for 2025/2030/2040, as well as the progress made by 136 low- and middle-income countries in averting childhood diarrhea and pneumonia deaths. The data are also …

Author: World Health Organization

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