This study reviews the administrative routine immunization data from 15 African countries for the period from January 2018 to June 2020 to analyze the trends in the monthly number of children vaccinated with specific antigens, and compare the...

BACKGROUND: In 2016, the response to a yellow fever outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo led to a global shortage of yellow fever vaccine. As a result, a fractional dose of the 17DD yellow fever vaccine (containing one fifth [0.1...

Aid to health has been instrumental in improving health outcomes in many places; however, all of these gains could be undone by a mismanaged donor transition. If donors transition too early, or en masse, then the health system which they have helped...

Background: Substantial outbreaks of yellow fever in Angola and Brazil in the past 2 years, combined with global shortages in vaccine stockpiles, highlight a pressing need to assess present control strategies. The aims of this study were to estimate...

The Immunization Systems Management Group (IMG) was established to coordinate and oversee objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013–2018, namely, (1) introduction of ≥1 dose of inactivated poliovirus vaccine in all 126...

In 2011, the 46 World Health Organization (WHO) African Region (AFR) member states established a goal of measles elimination* by 2020, by achieving 1) ≥95% coverage of their target populations with the first dose of measles-containing vaccine...

Work on the revised strategy, “EYE” (Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics), started in July 2016 during the Angola and DRC outbreaks. A meeting of partners in September 2016 brought together agencies, individual experts and other entities...

The yellow fever outbreak declared in Angola in January 2016 soon became the largest recorded yellow fever outbreak in the country’s history. In response, the Angola Ministry of Health, supported by the World Health Organization (WHO), conducted...

Background: Since late 2015, an epidemic of yellow fever has caused more than 7334 suspected cases in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, including 393 deaths. We sought to understand the spatial spread of this outbreak to optimise the...

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Exciting opportunity to contribute to Demand Innovation

March 18th 2021

Deadline extended  Do you work on health or immunization? Are y

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    Looking for interviewees for my Master Thesis

    May 07th 2019

    Hey everybody! First of all, thanks for accepting me into this great community. I am currently enrolled in a Masters programme organised by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlob

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    Help us develop a thesaurus of terms used for Home-based Records around the world.

    March 11th 2015

    A home-based vaccination record is a document (more often physical rather than electronic) --- issued by an official authority (may be sub-national or national) to an individual person and maintained

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    Polio News (August 2012)

    August 23rd 2012

    If you happen to be in New York City, USA, show your support for polio eradication on 29 September at the [url=http://www.globalfestival.com/]Global Festival[/url] in Central Park. The event will

  • Country: Nigeria Niger Angola
  • Disease: Polio
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    Africa Public Health.Info launches 2012 Child Survival Scorecard

    June 28th 2012

    On the occasion of the first Global Summit on Child Survival held in Washington DC on 14th and 15th June 2012 and hosted by governments of USA, Ethiopia and India – with the collaboration of UNICEF

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  • Disease: Malaria
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    Polio News (January 2012)

    January 29th 2012

    Dear polio eradication supporter, While we wait for the final case count for 2011, we can look back over the year as one of mixed success and setbacks. One success will go into the history books: In

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  • Disease: Polio
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    Polio News (December 2011)

    December 22nd 2011

    Dear polio eradication supporter, Last month, we flagged that there would be critical changes ahead at the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to increase the speed with which we identify and addre

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    Polio Monthly Situation Report (September 2011)

    October 18th 2011

    Dear colleagues,? Please find attached the Monthly Situation Report as usual and visit [url=http://www.polioeradication.org/]www.polioeradication.org[/url] for regular updates on the Global Polio E

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