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Supporting Influenza Vaccine Production in Vietnam

This fact sheet describes a project that PATH is implementing in collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority within the US Department of Health and Human Services. The project is supporting the enhancement of …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Surveillance for Encephalitis in Bangladesh: Preliminary Results

Published in Health Science and Bulletin, this paper summarizes data from an ongoing study to identify the incidence of JE infection among encephalitis cases at three hospitals in order to inform future plans for JE control through immunization.

Author: International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh

Publication date: 2004

Surveillance for Respiratory Syncytial Virus in CDC's Global Disease Detection Network: Epidemiology, Disease Burden and Clinical Characteristics

This supplement to The Journal of Infectious Diseases features articles on respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) surveillance data through the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Global Disease Detection Network . The 12 articles …

Author: Iwane MK, Garnon EC, Gerber SI, eds.

Publication date: 2013

Survey of Distribution of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Doses in 201 Countries (2004–2015): The 2003 World Health Assembly Resolution on Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Coverage and the 2009 Influenza Pandemic Have Had Very Little Impact on Improving Influenza Control and Pandemic Preparedness

This article, published in Vaccine, assesses progress made toward the 2003 World Health Assembly (WHA) vaccination coverage target for influenza vaccines. Because there is no international monitoring system for influenza vaccination …

Author: Palache A, Abelin A, Hollingsworth R, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Survey of Rotavirus Surveillance, Laboratory Capacity and Disease Burden in the Eastern Part of the WHO European Region

This article, published in the journal Eurosurveillance, describes a survey conducted to determine country capacity for rotavirus surveillance and related activities, as well as intention to introduce rotavirus vaccines. The survey also identified …

Author: Williams CJ, Gray J, Pebody RG, Lobanov A

Publication date: 2008

Survival: The Struggle to Breathe

Part of the groundbreaking series on global health, Survival, this 45-minute documentary, filmed in the Philippines, focuses on the infections that lead to pneumonia. The film also highlights interventions to improve access to antibiotics as well …

Author: BBC World News and Rockhopper TV

Publication date: 2008

Sustained Decrease in Laboratory Detection of Rotavirus After Implementation of Routine Vaccination — United States, 2000–2014

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, compares data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System for pre-vaccine (2000 to 2006) and post-vaccine …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Sustained Reductions in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in the Era of Conjugate Vaccine

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, discusses a study examining invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) cases from 1998 to 2007 from eight sites across the United States to assess the impact of 7-valent …

Author: Pilishvili T, Lexau C, Farley MM, et al.

Publication date: 2010

The Switch in the Americas

In 2016, 155 countries and territories from around the world participated in an unprecedented coordinated global health effort to switch one type of polio vaccine for another as part of polio eradication efforts. This 12-minute video explains the …

Author: Pan American Health Organization

Publication date: 2016

Systematic Review: Impact of Meningococcal Vaccination on Pharyngeal Carriage of Meningococci

This article, published in Tropical Medicine and International Health, investigates the effect of meningococcal vaccines on pharyngeal carriage of meningococci through a systematic review. The review determines that only a few well-designed trials …

Author: Dellicour S, Greenwood B

Publication date: 2007

Systematic Review of Regional and Temporal Trends in Global Rotavirus Strain Diversity in the Pre-Rotavirus Vaccine Era: Insights for Understanding the Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination Programs

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, provide comprehensive information on rotavirus strain surveillance in the pre-rotavirus vaccine era. This information was gathered by systematically reviewing rotavirus genotyping studies spanning a …

Author: Bányai K, László B, Duque J, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Systematic Review of Studies on Rotavirus Disease Cost-of-Illness and Productivity Loss in Latin America and the Caribbean

This article, published in Vaccine, provides a review of studies on costs due to rotavirus infection in Latin America and Caribbean region, considering their methods and results. The authors found that the most commonly observed methods for cost …

Author: Takemoto ML, Bahia L, Toscano CM, Araujo DV

Publication date: 2013

Systems Analysis of Protective Immune Responses to RTS,S Malaria Vaccination in Humans

RTS,S/AS01 is the most advanced malaria vaccine candidate in development, however very little is understood about how it induces immunity. This article, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, uses a systems biology approach to …

Author: Kazmin D, Nakaya HI, Lee EK, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World’s Poorest Children

This infographic discusses the high disease burden of pneumonia and diarrheal disease, particularly among children in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. It also highlights interventions to prevent and treat the diseases, including available vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

TechNet Resource Library

This website provides an online repository of useful journal articles, documents, tools, websites, and other immunization resources. Users are able to search by keyword or browse the collection by category, disease, or other tag. Members of the …

Author: Technical Network for Strengthening Immunization Services

Technical Information for National-Level PCV Policy Recommendations: Summary of Available Evidence to Guide Decision-Making

This document provides high-level summaries of the best available evidence around the use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) in low- and middle-income countries. Designed for vaccine decision-makers, it synthesizes the evidence required to …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

Technical Information for National-Level Rotavirus Vaccine Policy Recommendations: Summary of Available Evidence to Guide Decision-Making

This document provides high-level summaries of the best available evidence around the use of rotavirus vaccines in low- and middle-income countries. Designed for vaccine decision-makers, it synthesizes the evidence required to formulate decisions …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

Temporal Trends in Diarrhea-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Children Under Age 5 Before and After the Introduction of the Rotavirus Vaccine in Four Latin American Countries

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that evaluated trends in diarrhea-related deaths and hospitalizations in children less than five years of age before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Bolivia, El Salvador, Honduras, …

Author: De Oliveira LH, Giglio N, Ciapponi A, et al.

Publication date: 2013

TH17-Based Vaccine Design for Prevention of Streptococcus pneumoniae Colonization

This article, published in Cell Host & Microbe, gives an overview of preclinical research showing specific T cell antigens to be strong candidates for a protein subunit vaccine designed to prevent colonization of Streptococcus …

Author: Moffitt KL, Gierahn TM, Lu Y, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Thermostable Formulations of a Hepatitis B Vaccine and a Meningitis A Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine Produced by a Spray-Drying Method

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, reports that employing a spray-drying process to produce glassy state formulations of two common subunit vaccines demonstrates that the production of thermostable vaccines is achievable. The process …

Author: Chen D, Kapre S, Goel A, et al.

Publication date: 2010

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