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Topic: Introduction and service delivery

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Epidemiology of Japanese Encephalitis in the Philippines: A Systematic Review

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, provides results of a review of Japanese encephalitis (JE) surveillance data to better define the epidemiology of JE in the Philippines. The results demonstrate the endemicity and …

Author: Lopez AL, Aldaba JG, Roque Jr. VG, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Essential Training Package for 2-dose Schedule HPV Vaccine Introduction

This web page provides links in both English and French to training materials related to key aspects of human papillomavirus vaccine introduction. It includes separate training modules for the Cervarix™ two dose vial vaccine and the Gardasil™ …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Essential Training Package for HPV Vaccine Introduction for Countries Introducing Cervarix™ 2 Dose Vaccine

These eight training modules relate to key aspects of the introduction of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Cervarix™. They are intended for use by health workers during vaccine introduction training sessions and contain facilitator notes …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Evaluating HPV Vaccination Pilots: Practical Experience From PATH

From 2006 to 2011, PATH conducted human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination demonstration projects in India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam to provide evidence for decision-making about public-sector introduction of HPV vaccines. This report provides …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Evaluating the Cost and Financing of National Immunization Programs

As new vaccines are introduced, accurate information on the cost and financing of national immunization programs can be lacking. This website is designed to serve as a hub for all new information on immunization costing and financing studies to help …

Author: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Evaluation of Cost-Effectiveness of Live Oral Pentavalent Reassortant Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction in Ghana

This article, published in Vaccine, estimates the cost-effectiveness of introducing the rotavirus vaccine RotaTeq® in Ghana. The authors estimated the average costs of treating children with diarrhea in the Ashanti region of Ghana as inpatients and …

Author: Abbott C, Tiede B, Armah G, Mahmoud A

Publication date: 2012

Evaluation of Vaccines Against Enteric Infections: A Clinical and Public Health Research Agenda for Developing Countries

This article, from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, provides a review of the enteric vaccines currently available and their lack of use in developing countries. The author purports that the reasons for this are multiple and …

Author: Clemens J

Publication date: 2011

The Evidence Base for Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines (PCVs): Data for Decision-Making Around PCV Use in Childhood

This report provides the latest information on pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) and their use in routine immunization programs around the world. It includes key background on the burden of pneumococcal disease in children and the impact of PCVs …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

Expanding the Evidence Base to Inform Vaccine Introduction: Program Costing and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses

This supplement to Vaccine contains 38 articles featuring country-led research to support real-time policymaking, including cost-effectiveness, program costing, and analyses of financial flows for vaccine introduction. It highlights work undertaken …

Author: Andrus JK, Walker DG, eds.

Publication date: 2015

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

Feasibility of Delivering HPV Vaccine to Girls Aged 10 to 15 Years in Uganda

This article, published in African Health Sciences, reports on a study that explored the feasibility of two human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine delivery strategies in Uganda—a stand-alone, school-based strategy that selected girls based on their …

Author: Mugisha E, LaMontagne DS, Katahoire AR, et al.

Publication date: 2015

The Final Phase of Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategies for the Post-Eradication Era

This supplemental issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases features over 60 original research articles that focus on six aspects of polio eradication—acceleration of eradication; regional and country experiences; epidemiologic, virologic, and …

Author: Cochi SL, Jafari HS, Armstrong GL, et al., eds.

Publication date: 2014

A Forecast of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine Introduction and Demand in Typhoid Endemic Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Support Vaccine Introduction Policy and Decisions

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, describes the results of a demand forecast for the typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) that includes introduction dates for countries based on specific criteria and estimated vaccine …

Author: Mogasale V, Ramani E, Park IY, Lee JS

Publication date: 2017

Fractional Dose IPV

This web page presents the background information, programmatic considerations, implementation experiences, and training materials available related to the fractional dose administration of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV). This is a resource for …

Author: World Health Organization

Framework for Conducting a Self-Assessment of National Progress in Injection Waste Management, Version 1

This tool was developed to provide a simple, efficient framework for conducting a self-assessment of health care waste-management (HCWM) planning at the national level. By collecting data on key achievements, knowledge, and practices at …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2008

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

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

The Future of Immunisation Policy, Implementation, and Financing

The authors of this article, published in The Lancet, discuss the challenges and possibilities of further expanding coverage of existing vaccines while widely implementing new vaccines, with respect to low-income and middle-income countries. They …

Author: Levine OS, Bloom DE, Cherian T, et al.

Publication date: 2011

The Gavi Full Country Evaluations

The Gavi Full Country Evaluations (FCE) are prospective studies that aim to understand and quantify the barriers and drivers of immunization program improvement, with an emphasis on the contribution of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in four countries: …

Author: PATH

Gavi HPV Programs: Application to Implementation

This article, published in Vaccines, summarizes information from approved Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine demonstration program proposals and preliminary implementation findings. It highlights experiences learned from …

Author: Hanson CM, Eckert L, Bloem P, Cernuschi T

Publication date: 2015

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