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Topic: Disease/vaccine specific information

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Use of MenAfriVac™ (Meningitis A Vaccine) in a Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) During Campaigns

The need to keep vaccines in a 2°C to 8°C cold chain is a constraining factor for many immunization campaigns due to limited storage capacity and/or ice pack freezing capacity. In 2012, based on a thorough review of scientific data by regulatory …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Use of Quantitative Molecular Diagnostic Methods to Identify Causes of Diarrhoea in Children: A Reanalysis of the GEMS Case-Control Study

This article, published in The Lancet, reports the results of a study that reanalyzed the Global Enteric Multicenter Study data to identify the leading causes of diarrhea in children under five years of age in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. The …

Author: Liu J, Platts-Mills JA, Juma J, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Use of Vaccines Outside of the Cold Chain: A Literature Review

This review compiles the literature available on the use of vaccines outside of the cold chain. Most of the studies analyzed in this review focus on hepatitis B, except one that examines meningococcal Group C vaccine. Most showed that there are no …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Using Innovation to Combat Diarrheal Disease in Vietnam

This fact sheet describes a PATH project in Vietnam that is focusing on testing a new formulation of a locally made rotavirus vaccine. PATH, Vietnam-based manufacturer POLYVAC (Center for Research and Production of Vaccines and Biologicals), and …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2019

Vaccination Against Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, A Cause of Travelers' Diarrhea

This review, published in The Journal of Travel Medicine, focuses on the strategies behind development and potential use of currently available vaccines and vaccine candidates against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) infection. As …

Author: Steffen R, Castelli F, Dieter Nothdurft H, Rombo L, Jane Zuckerman N

Publication date: 2005

Vaccination Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Pregnancy: A Suitable Tool to Combat Global Infant Morbidity and Mortality?

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, describes the epidemiological and immunological background of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection and the pipeline of RSV vaccines in development. It discusses the potential for …

Author: Saso A, Kampmann B

Publication date: 2016

The Vaccine and Cervical Cancer Screen (VACCS) Project: Acceptance of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in a School-Based Programme in Two Provinces of South Africa

This article, published in the South African Medical Journal, investigated the acceptance of a school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination delivery strategy. The results demonstrated that HPV vaccination is practical and safe in South …

Author: Botha MH, van der Merwe FH, Snyman LC, Dreyer G.

Publication date: 2015

Vaccine for Prevention of Mild and Moderate-to-Severe Influenza in Children

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes a multinational, Phase 3, observer-blinded study evaluating the efficacy of quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) among children three to eight years of age. From the study …

Author: Jain VK, Rivera L, Zama Khalequ, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Vaccine Information Statements

This page contains vaccine information statements for a variety of immunizations, which are published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This web page also includes links to translations of the statements to many languages other …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information Statements

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets used in the United States (US) that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients. US federal law requires that healthcare staff provide a VIS to a patient, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Introduction in India: Status and Lessons Learned

This abstract of a presentation made at the 2006 Global Vaccine Research Forum summarizes the strategy and achievements of India's 2006 mass JE vaccination campaigns.

Author: PATH; Government of India

Publication date: 2006

Vaccine Position Papers

This web page provides links to all of the World Health Organization's position papers on specific vaccines. In addition to linking to these resources in English, it also provides links to translations of the papers into other languages, as well as …

Author: World Health Organization

Vaccine Recommendations of the ACIP

This web page provides vaccine-related recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The page includes recommendations for specific vaccines, such as those against human …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Strategies for the Control and Prevention of Japanese Encephalitis in Mainland China, 1951–2011

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, reviews and discusses strategies for the promotion and expansion of vaccination programs to reduce the incidence of Japanese encephalitis throughout China and Asia. It discusses the …

Author: Gao X, Li X, Li M, et al.

Publication date: 2014

A Vaccine That Could Help End Malaria

This animated video explains how transmission-blocking vaccines could work to prevent mosquitos from spreading the malaria parasite to people.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

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

Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus

This fact sheet explains the differences between wild poliovirus and circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus. It also describes the distinct advantages of the two types of polio vaccines, oral polio vaccine and inactivated polio vaccine. Both …

Author: Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Publication date: 2017

Vaccine-Enhanced Respiratory Syncytial Virus Disease in Cotton Rats Following Immunization with Lot 100 or a Newly Prepared Reference Vaccine

A formalin-inactivated respiratory syncytial virus vaccine was used to immunize infants in the mid-1960s; when these children later were naturally infected by the virus they developed markedly accentuated disease, and two died. For the present work, …

Author: Prince GA, Curtis SJ, Yim KC, Porter DD

Publication date: 2001

Vaccines

This thematic issue of the journal Health Affairs focuses on vaccines. Its 26 articles explore the current environment for vaccine discovery, production, and delivery. The issue covers a wide range of topics including the value of vaccines; …

Author: Weil AR, ed.

Publication date: 2016

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