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Updated Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (VPD) Surveillance Standards Released

WHO has released the updated surveillance standards for more than 20 vaccine-preventable diseases. Each disease is its own self-contained chapter, available in color and in black and white (for ease of printing).  There is also an introductory chapter detailing some of the basics of surveillance.  French and Russian translations will be available in the coming months.  

HLN releases Version 1.13.1 of its Award Winning Open Source Immunization Forecaster

A new release (v 1.13.1) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) is now available (download ICE version 1.13.1). ICE is a state-of-the-art open-source software system that provides clinical decision support (CDS) for immunizations for use in Immunization Information Systems (IIS), Electronic Health ...

HLN Adds Support for Earliest/Overdue Date in Latest Release of Open Source Immunization Forecaster

A new release (v 1.11.1) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) is now available (Download ICE version 1.11.1). ICE is a state-of-the-art open-source software system that provides clinical decision support for immunizations (CDSi) for use in Immunization Information Systems (IIS), Electronic Health...

Anyone from Brazil and Mali?

Is there anyone here who works in immunization program in Brazil and Mali? I need to ask some questions regarding immunization schedule and their respective immunization program. I tried reviewing available literature and publications online but there are some data that seem inconsistent. 

Please send me a private message here, or email me through raguindin.md@gmail.com.

Thank you!

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Pulse polio Jan 2018 Sullia Block: 47th round

 Dear all,

India is more committed, last case of WPV1 was in Jan 2011, along with other 10 countries got the certificate of eradication in March 2014.

But as long as there is wild virus circulating in any part of the world, threat exists and may revert back to pre-eradication era as opined by the experts in polio. Hence India is conducting 2 rounds of Pulse Polio [NID] on 28 Jan 2018 and 11 March 2018.

In Karnataka, the strategy is to administer 2 drops of Oral Polio V...

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.

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 capacity of policy makers and health providers in countries, there is a need for accurate data in order to gauge the effectiveness of existing policies and programs in health care system to make it more accessible and reliable.

Guided by the WHO regional office, the IVD cluster of the Inter-co...

WHO guidelines on ethical issues in public health surveillance

WHO guidelines on ethical issues in public health surveillance

World Health Organization, 2017

ISBN: 978-92-4-151265-7

The WHO Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Public Health Surveillance is the first international framework of its kind, it fills an important gap. The goal of the guideline development project was to help policymakers and practitioners navigate the ethical issues presented by public health surveillance. This document outlines 17 ethical guidelines that ca...

For the first time, WHO is publishing immunization coverage data at the subnational level reported by 140 Member States worldwide.

Data for over 20 000 subnational entities were received, which represents about two-thirds of all the surviving infants worldwide. The information is essential for countries to target their efforts to address gaps and increase immunization coverage.

By visiting our website ( http://www.who.int/immunization/monitoring_surveillance/data/subnational/en/) you will be able to access a summary present...

HLN Releases Version 1.9.1.0 of its Award Winning Open Source Immunization Forecaster

A new release (v 1.9.1.0) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) is now available (download ICE v 1.9.1.0). ICE is a state-of-the-art open-source software system that provides clinical decision support for immunizations (CDSi) for use in Immunization Information Systems (IIS), Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Persona

The release includes the following...

Engagement of private/nongovernmental health providers in immunization service delivery: Considerations for National Immunization Programmes

The WHO Guidance Note on "Engagement of private/nongovernmental health providers in immunization service delivery: Considerations for National Immunization Programmes" has recently been published on the WHO website:

www.who.int/immunization/documents/policies/WHO_IVB_17.15/en/

This Guidance Note for national immunization programmes aims to:

Present considerations regarding the involvement...

HLN Releases Roadmap for Open Source ICE Immunization Forecaster

HLN has released a product Roadmap for its award winning Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE).  ICE is an open source service-oriented, standards-based immunization forecasting software system that evaluates a patient’s immunization history and generates the appropriate immunization recommendations. The Roadmap describes modifications that have already been scheduled for inclusion in new releases o...

Supplement recently published - The Expanded Program on Immunization in Ethiopia

A Supplement on EPI in Ethiopia recently published in the Pan African Medical Journal.

http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/series/27/2/

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Measles elimination and rubella control - Case based surveillance

Dear viewers


“Measles & Rubella (MR) case based surveillance” is being launched to achieve the goals of measles elimination and rubella control. For any vaccine preventable disease, vaccinating routinely with potent vaccine, uniformly throughout the country following a standard schedule is mandatory. For eliminatiing Measles, >95% coverage of first dose on completion of 9 months before 12 months and second dose along with booster dose of DPT and OPV between 16 to 24 months has to ...

Routine immunization services in Pakistan: seeing beyond the numbers

Interesting paper from EMHJ describing systemic bottlenecks and proposes potentialsolutions for routine EPI in Pakistan

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INTENSIFIED ROUTINE IMMUNIZATION - SIMULATION STUDY ARTICLE

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Govt of India declared 2012-2013 as year of "Intensified Routine Immunization" and 200 districts who were below national coverage of 71% for DPT 3rd dose as per DLHS3 were selected. This gave us an opportunity to conduct this study. 4 Immunization Weeks (IWs), one week per month in 4 successive months were supposed to start from April 2012 in Jharkhand, due to some reasons, the launch got postponed by 4 months. We took advantage of this "window period" and pilote...

THE POWER OF PEER EDUCATION - FROM "BINA" OF JHARKHAND TO "BEENA" OF KARNATAKA

Evolution, growth and development, extension-expansion, operational research are all natural processes.

Launch of a new programme with a properly fitting outfit, infuses rejuvenation, jubilance, reminds the commitment and sustains interest among the service providers in implementing the old programme.

Mission Indradhanush completed one year and we thought of sharing the “Power of Peer Education” for sustenance of the success during the inter MI periods through regular outreach...

Immunization Summary smart-phone and tablet apps is updated with 2014 data

The fabulous app "Immunization Summary" was updated with 2014 data and in the 6 WHO officials languages. The Immunization Summary is an app for visualizing (tables, graphs, maps) data on policies, activities and impact of national immunization systems.

There's a just discovered bug, which is the country name selection needs the English country name to select the country in the appropriate chosen language!

Ah well... If you do not know the English name of the country sought, ju...

POST 00221 : LOGISTICS, SURVEILLANCE & DISEASE CONTROL

Post0221 LOGISTICS, SURVEILLANCE & DISEASE CONTROL 25 January 2000

CONTENTS

1. LOGISTICS MODULE FOR SURVEILLANCE
2. DRAFT MANUAL ON SURVEILLANCE LOGISTICS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
3. POLIO ERADICATION NEWS
4. VACCINE PREVENTABLE DISEASE NEWS

1. LOGISTICS MODULE FOR SURVEILLANCE

This posting continues from the discussion of logistics and polio
surveillance activities begun in TECHNET Forum posts 0196 on 27 October
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