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Influenza Vaccine Strategies for Broad Global Access

This paper analyzes the current supply of influenza vaccines, the predicted demand for influenza vaccines in case of a pandemic, and new vaccine technologies that could provide for the world’s demand in a pandemic situation.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2007

The Initiative for Vaccine Research: Strategic Plan 2010 - 2020

This document outlines current and future plans, objectives, and milestones for the department dedicated to vaccines and immunization at the World Health Organization (WHO). This long-term strategic plan takes account of the evolving vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2010

Injection Safety, Healthcare Waste Management Pilot Project: Needle Removing and Plastic Recycling

This report summarizes the results of a project in Ukraine that evaluated the use of needle removal and plastic recycling as options for management of sharps waste.

Author: Ukraine Ministry of Health; World Health Organization

Publication date: 2005

Innovation for a Healthier World: How the Research-Based Vaccine Manufacturers are Contributing to the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan

This report describes how research-based vaccine manufacturers are innovating beyond the traditional research and development model by working with partners to optimize their production to meet growing demand, improving the supply chain to reach …

Author: International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations

Publication date: 2015

Innovative Passive Cooling Options for Vaccines

This evidence brief reports results from field demonstrations of new vaccine cold boxes that could soon be available as World Health Organization–prequalified devices for vaccine storage and/or transport. This information is intended for national …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Integrating the Supply Chains of Vaccines and Other Health Commodities

This evidence brief examines the benefits, challenges, and rationale for integrating vaccine supply chains with the supply chains of other health commodities. It provides agencies, donors, decision-makers, and partners with a brief overview of …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Integration of Vaccine Supply Chains With Other Health Commodity Supply Chains: A Framework for Decision-Making

This document provides national immunization program managers, their technical support staff, policymakers in ministries of health, and global agencies involved in vaccine and health product supply chains with a better understanding of the benefits …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Intradermal Delivery of Vaccines: A Review of the Literature and the Potential for Development for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The purpose of this report is: (1) to summarize the clinical evidence supporting the intradermal route for vaccine administration and the devices being developed for this purpose; (2) to determine whether intradermal delivery broadly holds promise …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Introducing Solar-Powered Vaccine Refrigerator and Freezer Systems – A Guide for Managers in National Immunization Programmes

This document provides guidance on how to implement successful solar-powered vaccine refrigerator and freezer systems. It takes into account important new developments in refrigerator technology and is based on lessons learned during the 30 years …

Author: United Nations Children’s Fund, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccines: Information for Policy Makers, Programme Managers, and Health Workers

This document includes information and guidance to assist policy makers, program managers, and health workers in considering all of the operational preparations that should be included in a rotavirus vaccine introduction plan, once a country has …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Investigation of Phase-Change Materials for Vaccine Cold Chain Equipment

This report presents the results of research and testing of phase-change materials (PCMs) as related to their potential use in vaccine cold chain equipment. It explores the landscape of suitable PCMs, their thermal characteristics, and their …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Investing Together for a Healthy Future: The 2016-2020 GAVI Alliance Investment Opportunity

This report makes the case for the GAVI Alliance's call for an additional investment of US$7.5 billion to help immunize an additional 300 million children from 2016 to 2020. It includes GAVI's plan for increasing the proportion of children worldwide …

Author: GAVI Alliance

Publication date: 2014

Japanese Encephalitis: An Orphan Disease Comes of Age

Published in Immunization Forum, a publication of the GAVI Alliance, this article discusses JE, including surveillance and reporting of the disease as well as prevention and treatment.

Author: GAVI Alliance; The Vaccine Fund

Publication date: 2004

Japanese Encephalitis Morbidity, Mortality, and Disability: Reduction and Control by 2015

This strategic plan, prepared by PATH from the contributions of 17 partner organizations, provides details on priority activities that must be sustained for continued momentum in Japanese encephalitis (JE) control, including improved …

Author: PATH, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, BIKEN, et al.

Publication date: 2009

Jordan Report: Accelerated Development of Vaccines 2012

This comprehensive report includes expert articles on a variety of vaccine-related topics and updates on vaccine research for specific infectious diseases, such as influenza, malaria, respiratory syncytial virus, and rotavirus.

Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Publication date: 2012

Keeping the Cold Chain Cold

This policy paper documents the challenges of the cold chain at the last mile of delivery in the vaccine supply chain. It also provides examples of new innovations and approaches to improve cold chain monitoring and maintenance.

Author: VillageReach

Publication date: 2014

Knowledge Utilization and the Process of Policy Formation

This literature review analyzes the use of technical information for influencing policy.

Author: US Agency for International Development

Publication date: 1995

Landscape Analysis: Analysis of EVSM Indicators

The Effective Vaccine Stores Management (EVSM) assessment tool was created to help countries and agencies evaluate critical components of the country’s primary vaccine store. To date, 57 countries have completed the EVSM assessment. This …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Landscape Analysis: Cool Chain Technologies

Technologies related to the temperature control of vaccines during the distribution process are essential to the cool chain. This report provides a landscape analysis of these technologies and their appropriateness for use with vaccines in …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Landscape Analysis of Routine Immunization in Nigeria: Identifying Barriers and Prioritizing Interventions

This white paper provides an analysis of supply-side constraints and demand-side determinants of routine immunization coverage in Nigeria. It emphasizes that tackling the basic barriers to routine immunization in Nigeria—cold chain, transport, and …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2012

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