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Topic: Disease burden and surveillance

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Sentinel Site Surveillance of Japanese Encephalitis

These guidelines were developed to assist program managers considering the implementation of JE sentinel site surveillance.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Sentinel Surveillance for Japanese Encephalitis: Fact Sheet

This document outlines the rationale and summarizes considerations for sentinel surveillance of JE disease burden.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2007

Sequelae of Epidemic Meningococcal Meningitis in Africa

This article, published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, reviews audiological and other long-term neurological sequelae in 157 cases and their controls 6 to 12 months after an epidemic of group A meningococcal …

Author: Smith AW, Bradley AK, Wall RA, et al.

Publication date: 1988

Serogroup W135 Meningococcal Disease, The Gambia, 2012

This article, published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, reports on a 2012 outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135 which occurred in The Gambia. The attack rate was highest among young children. The associated risk factors were male sex, …

Author: Hossain MJ, Roca A, Mackenzie GA, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Shigella Isolates From the Global Enteric Multicenter Study Inform Vaccine Development

This article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, reports on the Shigella serotypes identified in the Global Enteric Multicenter Study conducted in Africa and Asia in order to guide vaccine development efforts. The authors found that Shigella …

Author: Livio S, Strockbine NA, Panchalingam S, et al.

Publication date: 2014

A Shigella Vaccine Against Prevalent Serotypes

This article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, discusses the case for development of a pediatric vaccine against Shigella, which is a leading cause of diarrheal disease among children aged 12 to 59 months. The authors provide an analysis …

Author: Van de Verg LL, Venkatesan MM

Publication date: 2014

Significantly Reduced Genoprevalence of Vaccine-Type HPV-16/18 Infections Among Vaccinated Compared to Non-Vaccinated Young Women 5.5 Years After a Bivalent HPV-16/18 Vaccine (Cervarix®) Pilot Project in Uganda

This article, published in PLoS ONE, reports the results of a study that analyzed the prevalence of vaccine and non-vaccine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections among bivalent HPV vaccinated and non-vaccinated women aged 15 to 24 years in …

Author: Kumakech E, Berggren V, Wabinga H, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Social and Economic Burden Associated With Typhoid Fever in Kathmandu and Surrounding Areas: A Qualitative Study

Typhoid fever is highly endemic in Nepal, but data is limited regarding the social and economic burdens of the disease on affected households or challenges faced at the local level in terms of disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. This …

Author: Kaljee LM, Pach A, Garrett D, Bajracharya D, Karki K, Khan I

Publication date: 2017

Special Report: 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases

This special report offers an overview of the proceedings at the 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases held in Tel Aviv, Israel, from March 14 to 18, 2010. The meeting brought together pneumococcal experts from around …

Author: PATH, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts

Publication date: 2010

The Spectrum of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease

This article, published in Vaccine, examines four decades' worth of understanding about group B Streptococcus (GBS) global disease burden. This review highglights, in historical context, the recognition of GBS as a human pathogen, epidemiologic …

Author: Baker CJ

Publication date: 2013

Standards for Surveillance of Selected Vaccine-preventable Diseases

This document provides WHO recommendations on surveillance standards for selected vaccine-preventable diseases. These recommendations should be adapted to meet national needs in accordance with each country's disease control priorities, …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

State of the World's Children 2008

This report provides a wide-ranging assessment of the current state of child survival and primary health care for mothers, newborns, and children. It examines lessons learned in child health during the past few decades and outlines the most …

Author: UNICEF

Publication date: 2007

State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition

This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the …

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

Publication date: 2009

Status of Research and Development of Pediatric Vaccines for Streptococcus pneumoniae

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of the currently available vaccines against pneumococcal disease, their limitations, and outlines the status of research and development activities for new pneumococcal vaccines. It also …

Author: Alderson MR

Publication date: 2016

Status of Vaccine Research and Development for Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) disease and outlines current efforts in vaccine development. It includes general approaches to vaccine development for low- and middle-income …

Author: Bourgeois AL, Wierzba TF, Walker RI

Publication date: 2016

Status of Vaccine Research and Development for Shigella

This article, published in Vaccine, provides a Shigella vaccine landscape assessment. It includes an overview of Shigella disease and outlines general approaches to vaccine development for low- and middle-income markets, the status of Shigella …

Author: Mani S, Wierzba T, Walker RI

Publication date: 2016

Status of Vaccine Research and Development of Vaccines for Malaria

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of malaria disease and outlines current efforts in vaccine development. It includes general approaches to vaccine development for low- and middle-income markets, the status of malaria vaccine …

Author: Birkett AJ

Publication date: 2016

Stop the Cycle of Diarrheal Disease: A State of the Field Report

This report discusses current progress in reducing deaths due to diarrhea and illustrates strategies to scale up the use of existing interventions, including safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene, breastfeeding and optimal complementary …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Study of a Localized Meningococcal Meningitis Epidemic in Burkina Faso: Incidence, Carriage, and Immunity

To better understand localized meningococcal meningitis epidemics, the authors of this article, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, evaluated a serogroup A epidemic in Burkina Faso by surveillance, carriage, and seroprevalence …

Author: Mueller JE, Yaro S, Njanpop-Lafourcade BM, et al.

Publication date: 2011

A Study of Deafness in West Africa

This article, published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, assessed profoundly deaf children from Nigeria in an attempt to identify the causes of deafness in this part of West Africa. The study found that measles, …

Author: Holborow C, Martinson F, Anger N

Publication date: 1982

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