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Topic: Disease burden and surveillance

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Persisting Consequences of Intestinal Infection

This issue of the Old Herborn University Seminar Monograph provides a summary of the discussions at an expert workshop hosted by the Old Herborn University Foundation in June 2013. The discussions were held to assess the experts' epidemiological and …

Author: Heidt PJ, Lange D, Riddle MS, Walker RI, Rusch V, eds.

Publication date: 2014

The Pharmacoeconomics of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines in Latin America

This article, published in Vaccine, aims to provide a framework for the global evaluation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines by reviewing the pharmacoeconomic perspective in Latin America, highlighting both the strengths and weaknesses, while also …

Author: Giglio N, Micone P, Gentile A

Publication date: 2011

Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Meningococcal Carriage and Disease Isolates in Burkina Faso After Mass Vaccination With a Serogroup A Conjugate Vaccine

The conjugate vaccine against serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis, MenAfriVac, was first introduced in mass vaccination campaigns of the 1- to 29-year-olds in Burkina Faso in 2010. This study, published in BMC Infectious Diseases, genetically …

Author: Kristiansen PA, Ba AK, Sanou I, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Pneumococcal Disease Manifestation in Children Before and After Vaccination: What's New?

This article, published in Vaccine, asserts that contrary to the common belief held by many pediatricians, the most important pneumococcal infections are of the respiratory tract and not invasive diseases. The authors explain that development of …

Author: Andrade AL, Toscano CM, Minamisava R, Costa PS, Andrade JG

Publication date: 2011

Pneumonia and Diarrhoea: Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World’s Poorest Children

This report focuses on the huge potential to narrow the child survival gap between the richest and the poorest by focusing on pneumonia and diarrhea—the two primary killers of children under the age of five. It includes a review of the current …

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2012

Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health

The Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) study will characterize the etiologic distribution of pathogens that are causing severe pneumonia among children under five years of age who have been hospitalized for their illness in seven …

Author: Feikin DR, Deloria-Knoll M, Murdoch DR, eds.

Publication date: 2012

The Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health Project: A 21st Century Childhood Pneumonia Etiology Study

This article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, details the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) project, which is a seven-country, standardized, comprehensive evaluation of the etiologic agents causing severe pneumonia in …

Author: Levine OS, O'Brien KL, Deloria-Knoll M, et al.

Publication date: 2012

The Polio Endgame

In 1988 the World Health Assembly initiated a global effort to eradicate poliovirus. Although there is still much distance to cover to eradicate the remaining wild polioviruses, recent progress has generated new confidence in the eradication effort. …

Author: Aylward B, Yamada T

Publication date: 2011

Polio Endgame & Legacy—Implementation, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

This supplement issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases contains 50 articles that together cover efforts by global partners to successfully launch polio endgame activities in alignment with the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan, …

Author: Patel M, Cochi S, eds.

Publication date: 2017

Potential Impact of Accelerating the Primary Dose of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Infants

This article, published in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, estimates the potential effect of the acceleration of administration of the first dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine from two months to six weeks of age. The study …

Author: Stancil JM, Peters TR, Givner LB, Poehling KA

Publication date: 2009

Potential of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines: Country Fact Sheets

This set of nine country-specific fact sheets outlines the health and economic burden of typhoid as well as potential benefits of new typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs) for each country. They also highlight the 2017 recommendation from the World …

Author: Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium

Publication date: 2017

Prevalence of HPV After Introduction of the Vaccination Program in the United States

This article, published in Pediatrics, reports the results of a study that examined the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) before and after the introduction of HPV vaccines in the United States. The authors found that there was a 64 percent …

Author: Markowitz LE, Liu G, Hariri S, Steinau M, Dunne EF, Unger ER

Publication date: 2016

Prevalence of Severe Acute Rotavirus Gastroenteritis and Intussusceptions in Ghanaian Children Under 5 Years of Age

This article, published in the Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, reports on a study that conducted pre-vaccine surveillance of the burden of rotavirus disease, prevalent rotavirus genotypes, and the association between rotavirus disease …

Author: Enweronu-Laryea CC, Sagoe KWC, Glover-Addy H, Asmah RH, Mingle JA, Armah GE

Publication date: 2012

Prevenar™ Vaccination: Review of the Global Data, 2006

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, reviews the incidence of vaccine-serotype invasive pneumococcal disease and other pneumococcal-associated respiratory tract diseases following the routine use of the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate …

Author: Center KJ

Publication date: 2007

Preventing and Controlling Influenza With Available Interventions

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides the author's perspective on current influenza patterns, populations most affected by the virus, interventions currently available and being used to prevent and control …

Author: Uyeki TM

Publication date: 2014

Preventing the Broad Spectrum of Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Through Group B Streptococcal Vaccination

This article, published in Vaccine, presents the specific pregnancy-associated and neonatal conditions attributable, in part, to group B Streptococcus (GBS) in high- and lower-income countries. The authors provide a rationale for implementation of …

Author: Edwards MS, Gonik B

Publication date: 2013

Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Disease in the First 3 Months of Life: Would Routine Maternal Immunization During Pregnancy Be Cost-Effective?

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a study that evaluated the potential cost-effectiveness of a trivalent group B streptococcal (GBS) vaccine candidate with a decision-analytic model. The authors found that the addition of a …

Author: Oster G, Edelsberg J, Hennegan K, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Prevention of Secondary Cases of Meningococcal Disease in Household Contacts by Vaccination

This article, published in The British Medical Journal, describes a study of secondary meningococcal disease infection in which researchers used either meningococcal or tetanus toxoid vaccine to immunize household contacts of patients with …

Author: Greenwood BM, Hassan-King M, Whittle HC

Publication date: 1978

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

Projecting the Effectiveness of RotaTeq® Against Rotavirus-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Six Asian Countries

This article, published in Human Vaccines, describes the projected effectiveness of RotaTeq®, which is an oral pentavalent rotavirus vaccine (RV5), against rotavirus gastroenteritis (RGE)-related hospitalizations and deaths in six Asian …

Author: El Khoury AC, Mast TC, Ciarlet M, Markson LE, Goveia MG

Publication date: 2011

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