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The costing tool enables the user to estimate the value of incremental (additional) resources required to add oral cholera vaccination campaigns to an existing immunization programme. The CholTool is designed for costing from a payer/provider...

The WHO website provides a list of certain diseases for which vaccines are available, and a list of some pathogens for which vaccines and/or monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are in development. For each disease or pathogen, a link is provided to a...

Ending Cholera—A Global Roadmap to 2030 operationalises the new global strategy for cholera control at the country level and provides a concrete path toward a world in which cholera is no longer a threat to public health. By implementing the...

The Series “The Immunological Basis for immunization”, was initially developed in 1993 as a set of eight modules focusing on the vaccines included in the Expanded Programme on immunization (EPI). In addition to a general immunology module, each...

The WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research organized a meeting jointly with the WHO Global Task Force on Cholera Control to examine the feasibility of a global stockpile for OCVs. Having major stakeholders agree to the objectives and scope of an OCV...

Shanchol™, a WHO-prequalified oral cholera vaccine (OCV), has been used to control endemic cholera in Asia, as well as in emergencies and outbreaks elsewhere. The vaccine has not been used by public health systems in cholera-endemic settings of...

The Controlled Temperature Chain Working Group (CTC) has recently developed a Strategic Roadmap for Priority Vaccines, which addresses supply and programmatic issues, aiming for CTC priority vaccines to become licensed for CTC use and facilitating...

Objective To describe the implementation and feasibility of an innovative mass vaccination strategy – based on single-dose oral cholera vaccine – to curb a cholera epidemic in a large urban setting. Method In April 2016, in the early stages of...

A reactive campaign using two doses of Shanchol Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) was implemented in 2016 in the Lake Chilwa Region (Malawi) targeting fish dependent communities. Three strategies for the second vaccine dose delivery (including delivery by...

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Cholera Vaccine Availability

January 26th 2019

Dear colleagues, Does anybody have any information about Cholera Vaccine availability? Especially around Asia/South East Asia? Anybody have any information why we have cholera vacci

  • Disease: Cholera
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    Updated Immunization Delivery Cost Catalogue (IDCC), Webinar and Poster at HSR2018

    September 13th 2018

    Dear members, You may remember an announcement in May 2018 when ThinkWell launched a set of products on the Immunization Economics platform (

  • Country: Togo Thailand Haiti Ethiopia China Chad Bhutan Benin
  • Disease: Cholera
  • Delivery device Vaccine management
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    Summary Tables of WHO Routine Immunization Recommendations have been updated

    April 17th 2018

    The Summary Tables of WHO Routine Immunization Recommendations have been updated. The latest versions (April 2018) of the Summary Tables (available in both FRENCH and ENGLISH) can

  • Organisation: WHO
  • Disease: Polio Hepatitis B Typhoid Measles Diphtheria Cholera
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    Editorial from EPI Monthly Feedback Bulletin from AFRO East and South (August-October 2017): The use of innovations (ODK) supporting country level Integrated Supportive Supervision real time documentation.

    November 13th 2017

    As part of the WHO African region efforts to improve immunization and surveillance performances in terms of quality, effectiveness, efficiency, coverage and equity and in order to strengthen the ca

  • Organisation: WHO
  • Country: Zimbabwe Zambia Uganda Swaziland Sudan South Sudan South Africa Seychelles Namibia Malawi Madagascar Lesotho Kenya Ethiopia Eritrea Botswana
  • Disease: Polio Measles Cholera HIB
  • Disease surveillance Coverage monitoring GIS
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    CTC Consultant, WHO- Geneva

    June 20th 2017

    WHO is looking for consultant support for 4 months  to work on  Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) country implementationoversight and strategy develo

  • Country: Switzerland
  • Disease: Human papillomavirus Cholera
  • Job
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    Two surveys: Vaccine investment and vaccine supply chain

    July 15th 2013

    Joanie Robertson Senior Manager, Vaccine Supply Chain, GAVI Alliance wants your views on vaccine investment strategies and the vaccine supply chain. The GAVI Alliance i

  • Organisation: Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • Disease: Cholera Yellow fever Rabies Malaria Influenza
  • Distribution system
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    RIP Yves Chartier

    January 11th 2012

    It is with great sadness that we inform you of the tragic death of our dear friend and colleague, Yves Chartier. Yves died in a snow-shoeing accident in the Jura mountains on Sunday 8 January 2012.

  • Country: Haiti
  • Disease: Cholera
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    New and underutilised vaccines/New cold chain approaches

    April 20th 2011

    [i]Many thanks![/i] A dozen updates this week as the new vaccine pledging meeting approaches. Will the funds pledged next month cover the needs for introduction of rotavirus, pneumococcal and HPV v

  • Country: Uganda Haiti Ghana
  • Disease: Tuberculosis Rotavirus Rabies Measles Malaria Cholera
  • Campaign
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    Country consultant influenza surveillance Sierra Leone

    March 30th 2011

    [b]Country consultant in influenza surveillance SIERRA LEONE[/b][center][/center] [b]Project:[/b] Strengthening influenza sentinel surveillance in the African region of WHO Duty station: Freet

  • Country: Togo Sierra Leone Mali France Burkina Faso Benin
  • Disease: Influenza Cholera
  • Job
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    Tracking Killers: The Burden of Disease from Hepatitis A and E

    March 20th 2011

    Epidemiologists and public health researchers from multiple institutions are collaborating to gather and analyze the best available data on deaths and sick days caused by over 100 diseases and injurie

  • Country: United States India
  • Disease: Hepatitis E Hepatitis A Cholera
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