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Topic: Introduction and service delivery

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Progress With the Implementation of Rotavirus Surveillance and Vaccines in Countries of the WHO African Region, 2007–2016

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes progress made in rotavirus vaccine implementation in Africa following the World Health Organization's (WHO's) 2009 recommendation for routine childhood rotavirus vaccination …

Author: Mwenda JM, Burke RM, Shaba K, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Proper Handling and Disposal of Auto-Disable Syringes and Safety Boxes

Part of the "Training Resource Series," this unique training module was specially designed to be easy to adapt for specific national programs. In addition to key technical content it includes quizzes, role plays, and creative ideas for trainers.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Prospective Assessment of the Effect of Needle Length and Injection Site on the Risk of Local Reactions to the Fifth Diphtheria-Tetanus-Acellular Pertussis Vaccination

Local reactions are relatively common after the fifth diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccination, but factors associated with an increased risk of those reactions are notwell defined. The objective of this study was to assess the …

Author: Jackson LA, Starkovich P, Dunstan M, et al.

Publication date: 2008

Protecting Children From Diarrheal Disease: PATH Takes a Comprehensive Approach to Combating This Leading Cause of Child Deaths

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work, including vaccine development and introduction, in protecting children from diarrheal disease.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Protecting India's Children from Japanese Encephalitis

This fact sheet provides information about the partnerships and commitments that helped the Government of India introduce a landmark strategy to vaccinate children at highest risk. Campaigns in 2006 reached more than 9 million, and the target …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2007

Protocol for Evaluating Freezing in the Vaccine Cold Chain

This protocol is designed to document the level of freezing in the cold chain and identify specific problem areas where corrective actions are warranted. It can be tailored to an individual program’s resources: a simple, low-cost study can be done …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2003

Public Finance of Rotavirus Vaccination in India and Ethiopia: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that evaluated the potential impact of a publicly funded national rotavirus vaccination program in India and Ethiopia on reducing deaths and household costs due to rotavirus disease. The authors …

Author: Verguet S, Murphy S, Anderson B, Johansson KA, Glass R, Rheingans R

Publication date: 2013

Public Health Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of the RTS,S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine: A Systematic Comparison of Predictions From Four Mathematical Models

This article, published in The Lancet, reports the results of a study that aimed to assess the public health impact and cost-effectiveness of routine use of the RTS,S/AS01 vaccine in African settings. The models predict a significant public health …

Author: Penny MA, Verity R, Bever CA, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Putting an End to Epidemic Meningitis in Africa

This fact sheet describes PATH’s efforts to eliminate meningococcal meningitis epidemics from Africa. It covers work across meningitis projects, including the development and distribution of MenAfriVac®, the vaccine that has virtually eliminated …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Qualitative Study of the Feasibility of HPV Vaccine Delivery to Young Adolescent Girls in Vietnam: Evidence From a Government-Implemented Demonstration Program

This article, published in BMC Public Health, evaluates a government-implemented school and health center-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program for all girls in grade 6, or 11 years of age, in four districts in Vietnam. The study …

Author: LaMontagne DS, Nghi NQ, Nga LT, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Ranking Vaccines: A Prioritization Framework - Phase I: Demonstration of Concept and a Software Blueprint

As new vaccine development opportunities continue to arise, it can be difficult for decision-makers to know where to invest their limited resources. This report describes a decision-support model and the blueprint of accompanying software being …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publication date: 2012

Ranking Vaccines: A Prioritization Software Tool – Phase II: Prototype of a Decision-Support System

This report extends the proof-of-concept presented in the Phase I report for Strategic Multi-Attribute Ranking Tool for Vaccines (SMART Vaccines) 1.0, a prioritization software that utilizes decision science and modeling to help inform choices …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publication date: 2013

Rapid Assessment of Perceptions, Knowledge, and Practices Related to Immunization Injection Safety in Nepal

This eye-opening report gives an in-depth look at immunization practices and concerns among immunization providers and managers in Nepal. The report shows that despite adequate training and supply of vaccines, availability of proper disposal …

Author: PATH and the General Welfare Pratisthan

Publication date: 2001

Reasons Related to Non-Vaccination and Under-Vaccination of Children in Low and Middle Income Countries: Findings from a Systematic Review of the Published Literature, 1999–2009

Despite increases in routine vaccination coverage during the past three decades, the percent of children completing the recommended vaccination schedule remains below expected targets in many low- and middle-income countries. This literature review …

Author: Rainey JJ, Watkins M, Ryman TK, Sandhu P, Bo A, Banerjee K

Publication date: 2011

Reducing Cervical Cancer Inequities Worldwide

This fact sheet describes PATH’s contributions to advances in cervical cancer prevention, including its work on efficient and effective introduction of human papillomavirus vaccines to developing countries.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Report of the Second WHO Consultation on the Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines (GAP)

This report of the second World Health Organization Consultation on the Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines (GAP-II) held July 12 to 14, 2011, summarizes the overview of GAP activities in the first five years and proposed action points …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

RHO Cervical Cancer Library

This website is designed to provide easy access to science-based information for health program managers and decision-makers seeking to prevent cervical cancer in developing countries and low-resource settings. The wide range of materials appearing …

Author: PATH

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

Roadmap for Implementing the Addis Declaration on Immunization: Advocacy, Action, and Accountability

In January 2017, Heads of State from across Africa endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization (ADI), a historic pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa receives the full benefits of Immunization. This report provides a roadmap for countries in …

Author: African Member States, World Health Organization, African Union Commission

Publication date: 2017

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