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Topic: Delivery technologies

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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

Pull Mechanisms for Value-Added Technologies for Vaccines

Project Optimize, a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization, commissioned this white paper to examine the issues influencing vaccine producer willingness to advance, adopt, and commercialize value-added technologies for …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Reading Time-Temperature Indicators With the Uniject™ Device

This job aid illustrates how to read time-temperature indicators with the Uniject™ device, which is an autodisable, prefilled, single-use syringe that can be used with vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Reading Time-Temperature Indicators With the Uniject™ Device: Worksheet

This worksheet can be used during trainings to help health workers learn how to read time-temperature indicators on the Uniject™ device, which is an autodisable, prefilled, single-use syringe that can be used with vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Reconstitution Technologies

This fact sheet provides an overview of single-dose, prefilled reconstitution devices (SPRDs), which can make reconstitution of critical vaccines safer and more economical. SPRDs can help eliminate adverse events or wastage that can occur with …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Safety of Injections: WHO-UNICEF-UNFPA Joint Statement on the Use of Auto-Disable Syringes in Immunization Services

This policy statement outlines recommended approaches to immunization safety through the use of auto-disable syringes and proper sharps disposal.

Author: World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the United Nations Population Fund

Publication date: 2003

Serum and Mucosal Antibody Responses to Inactivated Polio Vaccine After Sublingual Immunization Using a Thermoresponsive Gel Delivery System

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, reports on a preclinical study of an adjuvanted thermoresponsive gel (TRG) presentation of trivalent inactivated poliovirus vaccine to achieve sublingual immunization. This TRG …

Author: White JA, Blum JS, Hosken NA, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Skin Vaccination Summit 2013

This special issue of Vaccine contains ten articles that feature innovative research around cutaneous immunization, as presented at the 2013 Skin Vaccination Summit in Seattle, Washington. The issue highlights the various technologies and strategies …

Author: Teunissen MBM, Zehrung D, eds.

Publication date: 2015

Solutions That Save Lives: Health Technologies Give Mothers and Children the Chance for a Healthy Future

This fact sheet discusses PATH's work on the development and implementation of technologies, such as vaccines and vaccine delivery devices, to improve the health of women and children in poor and remote areas around the world.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

Stability of Live Attenuated Rotavirus Vaccine With Selected Preservatives and Primary Containers

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a study to evaluate the feasibility of using preservatives to develop a liquid multi-dose formulation and primary packaging alternatives for orally delivered, liquid rotavirus vaccines. The …

Author: Lal M, Jarrahian C, Zhu C, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Stakeholder Perceptions of Pentavalent Vaccine (DTwP-HepB-Hib) in the Uniject™ Injection System

This report discusses stakeholder attitudes towards pentavalent vaccine (which combines five antigens for protection against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, and Haemophilus influenzae type B) in the Uniject™ injection system. The …

Author: PATH, Peruvian Ministry of Health, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Strategies for Safe Injections

From the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, the article is a discussion of the implications of using sterilizable versus disposible injection equipment. Abstract also available in French.

Author: Battersby A, Feilden R, Stoeckel P, et al.

Publication date: 1999

Supply Chain Strengthening: Our Work and Capabilities in India

This fact sheet highlights PATH’s efforts to strengthen vaccine supply chains in India, focusing on the development, introduction, and scale-up of technology and system innovations that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of India’s public …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Technologies for Injection Safety

Each year, more than 16 billion injections are administered worldwide and an estimated 40 percent are administered with reused, unsterilized injection equipment. In developing countries, immunization and some therapeutic programs have been proactive …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Technologies for Vaccine Delivery in the 21st Century

This 25-page paper looks at new vaccine delivery concepts that could benefit the developing world within the next ten years.

Author: World Health Organization, UNICEF, and PATH

Publication date: 2000

Vaccine Innovation Lexicon

This document aims to establish a common vaccine innovation vocabulary to help ensure clarity in communications about innovations applied to vaccine products to increase their programmatic suitability, reduce overall costs, bolster supply security …

Author: PATH, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Publication date: 2016

Vaccine Technologies at PATH

PATH and its partners have been advancing innovative vaccine technologies for more than 30 years. This report outlines PATH's approach and capabilities. It also describes a number of individual vaccine technologies at various …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2010

Vaccine Vial Stopper Performance for Fractional Dose Delivery of Vaccines

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, examines the performance of three types of vaccine vial stopper used in World Health Organization (WHO)-prequalified inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) and yellow fever vaccine …

Author: Jarrahian C, Myers D, Creelman B, Saxon E, Zehrung D

Publication date: 2017

Vaccines: Handled with Care

This attractive, 25-page booklet describes how vaccines are stored and handled to ensure safety.

Author: UNICEF

Publication date: 2004

Vaccines in Fast-Dissolving Tablets: Novel Product Format to Ensure Vaccine Effectiveness, Affordability, and Ease of Use

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work in developing fast-dissolving tablet vaccine formulations that are manufactured using a standard lyophilization process. The small tablets are packaged in unit-dose blisters offering an …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

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