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Ayesheshem Ademe Tegegne, Amare Mengistu Mersha
Introduction: Despite the tremendous increase in the number of modern health institutions, traditional medical practices still remain alternative places of health care service delivery and important...
Aschalew Teka Bekele, Braka Fiona, Karengera Thomas, Aron Kassahun, Gallagher Kathleen, Peter Nsubuga, Yohannes Ababu, Assefu Lemlem
Introduction: an increasing trend of routine immunization performance has generally been observed over the past decade in Ethiopia. However, the improvement is irregular with wide disparity among and...
Ayesheshem Ademe Tegegne, Abyot Bekele Woyessa, Daddi Jima Woyessa, Eshetu Wassie Asemahgne, Berhane Beyene, Aron Kassahun Aregay, Fasal Teshager Hailemariam, Meseret Eshetu Shebeshi, Braka Fiona
Introduction: Ethiopia joined the global effort to eradicate polio in 1996, and interrupted indigenous wild poliovirus transmission by December 2001. However, the country experienced numerous...
Aron Kassahun, Fiona Braka, Kathleen Gallagher, Aregai Wolde Gebriel, Peter Nsubuga, Pierre M'pele-Kilebou
Introduction: The World Health Organization (WHO), Ethiopia country office, introduced an accountability framework into its Polio Eradication Program in 2014 with the aim of improving the program\'s...
Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, Jia Ren, Irene A. Harmsen, Zhuoying Huang, Xiaodong Sun, Matthew L. Boulton, Abram L. Wagner
Background: Several new vaccines have been introduced into China in recent years, but some parents in China have shown concerns about the scheduling of vaccinations for young infants. This study...
PATH, University of Zambia, Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Health Alliance International, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
The Gavi Full Country Evaluations was a prospective study from 2013 to 2016 in four countries: Bangladesh, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia. The study aimed to understand and quantify the barriers and...
C H Wirsing von Koenig, Nicole Guiso
Whooping cough or pertussis is special among vaccine-preventable diseases because neither infection nor vaccinations confer lifelong or long-lasting protection. Young infants are particularly...
Jon Kim Andrus, Cara Janusz, Ana Gabriela Félix García, Michael McQuestion
This study examined the dynamics of vaccine spending and vaccine legislation in the Americas Region over the period 1980-2013. Annual vaccine expenditures from thirty-one countries were extracted...
Abyot Bekele Wyessa, Abdulahi Muhyadin, Mohammed Ademe, Amare Mengistu Mersha, Berhane Beyene, Aron Kassahun Aregay, Meseret Eshetu Shebeshi, Fiona Braka, Ayesheshem Ademe Tegegne, Dadi Jima
Ethiopia joined the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1996, and by the end of December 2001 circulation of indigenous Wild Polio Virus (WPV) had been interrupted. Nonetheless, the country...
Bert Baumgaertner, Juliet E. Carlisle, Florian Justwan
In light of the increasing refusal of some parents to vaccinate children, public health strategies have focused on increasing knowledge and awareness based on a “knowledge-deficit” approach....
Ángela MaríaRuiz-Sternberg
Background: A 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV6/11/16/18/31/33/45/52/58; 9vHPV) vaccine was developed to expand coverage of the previously developed quadrivalent (HPV6/11/16/18; qHPV) vaccine....
Chandrashekhar Aundhkar, Padmasani Venkat Ramanan, Jitendra Oswal, Prasad S. Kulkarni, Darin Zehrung, Sarah McGray, Tara Miller, Dhananjay Kapse, P. Venugopal, Ashish Bavdekar
Background We conducted a randomized, non-inferiority, clinical study of MMR vaccine by a disposable-syringe jet injector (DSJI) in toddlers in India in comparison with the conventional...
Dorothy A. Machalek, Suzanne M. Garland, Julia M. L. Brotherton, Deborah Bateson, Kathleen McNamee, Mary Stewart, S. Rachel Skinner, Bette Liu, Alyssa M. Cornall, John M. Kaldor, Sepehr N. Tabrizi
Introduction: A quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination program targeting females aged 12–13 commenced in Australia in 2007, with catch-up vaccination of 14–26 year olds through 2009. We...
C. Waddington, K. E. Wiley, K. Attwell
Vaccine hesitancy in industrialised countries is an area of concern. Health professionals play a significant role in parental vaccination decisions, however, to date the role of midwives has not been...
Asrat Meleko, Mesfin Geremew, Frehiwot Birhanu
Immunization remains one of the most important and cost-effective public health interventions to reduce child mortality and morbidity. Globally, it is estimated to avert between 2 and 3 million...
Hazgo, World Health Organization (WHO)
Standard operating procedure for shipping yellow fever (YF) specimens to Regional Reference Laboratories (RRLs)
Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Agnès Binagwaho, Andrew Muhire, Paulin Basinga, Eric Gaju, Eric Rubyutsa, Randy Wilson, Cheryl Amoroso, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Modeste Gashayija, Hari S. Iyer, Marie Paul Nisingizwe
Background Health data can be useful for effective service delivery, decision making, and evaluating existing programs in order to maintain high quality of healthcare. Studies have shown variability...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Le présent document indique aux pays comment se doter d’un plan d’amélioration continue de leur chaîne d’approvisionnement en vaccins. Il a pour objet de les aider à développer des...
World Health Organization (WHO)
An EPI Review, also referred to as National Immunization Programme Review, is the comprehensive assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of an immunization programme at national, subnational and...
PATH, Vietnam National Expanded Program on Immunization (NEPI)
The Introducing Digital Immunization information systems - Exchange And Learning from Vietnam (IDEAL-Vietnam) is a PATH project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which has been working...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
The WHO and UNICEF Immunization Summary Mobile APP flyer
Auliya A Suwantika, Auliya A Suwantika, Auliya A. Suwantika, Cornelis Boersma, Maarten J. Postma
As a country with the highest death toll due to COVID-19 in Southeast Asia [1], the rapidly escalating health crisis has prompted the government of Indonesia to provide against the worst scenario for...
Robert Swanson, Patricia Vranesich, Lynsey M. Kimmins, Lisa A. Jacques-Carroll, Jeremy Kuo, Cristi A. Bramer, Angela K. Shen
This article describes a reduction in childhood vaccinations during the COVID‐19 pandemic, which may leave communities more vulnerable to vaccine‐preventable diseases.
Adolphus T. Clarke
Analysis of routine Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) data indicate a marked decline in immunization services notably between the months of March and May 2020. A comparative analysis of...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Joint policy statement on the use of vaccine vial monitors in immunization services
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Joint policy statement on the implementation of vaccine vial monitors : the role of vaccine vial monitors in improving access to immunization
TechNet-21
The 16th TechNet Conference took place online on October 20-21, 2020. The theme was "Shaping a resilient and adaptive immunization program". Sessions were organised into four key themes: ISC...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This document describes how to choose the sites for an EVM assessment. The first step is to collect basic data on the country’s immunization supply chain. These data are then used to select sites...
Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunization Practices (ACVIP), 2020-21, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, India, Piyush Gupta, G.V. Basavaraja, Bakul J. Parekh, Srinivas Kalyani, Sanjay Srirampur, Kripasindhu Chatarjee, Sanjay Marathe, S. Shivananda, Abhay K. Shah, Sunil Agarwalla, S. Balasubramanian, Harish K. Pemde, Sanjay Verma, Shashi K. Dhir, Srinivas G. Kasi
During the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, immunization practices of all age groups, especially routine childhood vaccines, have been interrupted. Immunization...
UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO)
Practical strategies and equipment options to deliver ultra-cold vaccines from national stores to district stores and then to service points.
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guide: 1) Provides guidance on why and how to use dashboards to improve the visibility and performance of in-country immunization supply chains 2) Promotes the use of supply chain data to...
Ahd Hamidi
A novel way of manufacturing: case study low-cost inactivated polio vaccine
Anna Ong-Lim
Why was there a loss of vaccine confidence in the Philippines? What were the consequences of this confidence crisis? How was this issue addressed?
Barney S. Graham
Technology advances that make new vaccines possible and COVID-19 vaccine and monoclonal antibody development
Anthony Fauci
Vaccinology in 2021, pandemic preparedness and response, and challenges for the next decade
Andrew Pollard
Using controlled human infection models to accelerate discovery in typhoid vaccines
Anthony Fauci
Vaccinology in 2021, pandemic preparedness and response, and challenges for the next decade
Ann Ginsberg
Recent results in TB vaccine R&D are game-changing: what key challenges and opportunities remain?
Matthew C. Freeman, David E. Phillips, Rajesh Man Rajbhandari, Souleymane Mboup, Gloria Ikilezi, Kyra Hester, Jhalak S. Guatam, Nathaniel Gerthe, Nancy Fullman, Anna Ellis, Bonheur Dounebaine, Aliou Diallo, Adolphus T. Clarke, Robert A. Bednarczyk, T. Ruston Yarnko, Kyle Muther, Daouda M. Gueye, Moussa Sarr, Sameer M. Dixit
Summary box Key message 1: As the COVID-19 pandemic affected routine immunisation services worldwide, country programmes have used a range of mitigation strategies to maintain vaccine delivery...
Ananda Bandyopadhyay
Global polio epidemiology; Novel OPV type 2 clinical development, manufacturing, regulatory, and roll-out; Looking forward
Ana Maria Henao-Restrepo
What is needed for a more productive, integrated approach to combating epidemics?
Casey Jo Humbyrd, Aaron Alokozai, David N. Bernstein
Clinical scenario An 11-year-old girl is brought to the local orthopaedic sports medicine clinic for evaluation of acute onset left knee pain and swelling. She was playing soccer in the yard with...
Soumya Swaminathan
The impact on families of inequitable access, achieving COVID-19 vaccination, COVID-19 vaccine research: speed vs. equity, and the role of WHO in achieving vaccines equity.
Anyie J. Li, Furaha Kyesi, William Mwengee, Alex Mphuru, Mary Rose Giattas, Berrington Shayo, Raphael Nshunju, DafrossaLyimo, Anagha Loharikar
Article discussing Tanzania's HPV vaccine introduction and decision-making in the context of supply constraints.
B. Fenton Hall
Peter Hotez, Bill Hausdorff, Jerome Kim, BT Slingsby
0:36 - Introduction, Peter Hotez. 2:48 - Decision-making and prioritization of vaccines to address public health needs in low- and middle-income countries, Bill Hausdorff. 15:14 - Prioritization of...
Fikiri Mazige, William Mwengee, Furaha Kyesi, Anyie J. Li, Alex Mphuru, Raphael Nshunju, Berrington Shayo, Mary Rose Giattas, Anagha Loharikar, Dafrossa Lyimo
Journal article on HPV vaccine introduction (decision-making and implementation) in Tanzania
VillageReach, UNICEF
As part of its support to the Government of Pakistan in 2017–2018, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) collaborated with VillageReach to conduct an analysis of the country’s...
GPEI - Global Polio Eradication Initiative
In 2020, the GPEI launched a revision of the strategy for polio eradication. Partners and stakeholders collectively identified remaining obstacles to polio eradication, in order to inform a revised...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Persons with disabilities are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, both directly because of infection, and indirectly because of restrictions to reduce the spread of the virus. Persons with...
Christian Mandl, Sarah Gilbert, Nathalie Garcon, Florian Krammer, Kanta Subbarao, Lynda Stuart
3:28 - Nucleic acid vaccines: Is it all done? Christian Mandl. 21:37 - Viral Vectored vaccine platform technologies, Sarah Gilbert. 33:49 - Adjuvants, . 45:16 - Block 1 Q&A, Christian Mandl, Nathalie...
Shibani Kulkarni, Roberta Sutton, Palak Patel, Oliver Eleeza, Mohamed F. Jalloh, Maria Lahuerta, Mame Toure, Lauren E. Parmley, Laura Conklin, Elisabeth Wilhelm, Dimitri Prybylski, Brent Wolff, Benjamin Hickler, Anthony Mansaray, Adewale Akinjeji, Aaron S. Wallace
Quantitative and qualitative assessments have revealed diverse factors that influence the uptake of childhood immunisation services and shed light on reasons for vaccination delays and refusals....
Furaha Kyesi, Fatuma Manzi, Anyie J. Li, Yusuf Makame, William Mwengee, Monica Fleming, Abdallah Mkopi, Selemani Mmbaga, Dafrossa Lyimo, Anagha Loharikar
Journal article describing knowledge and feasibility survey conducted in Tanzania.
Julie R. Garon, Aluwisio Mukavhi, Maxwell Rupfutse, Shakia Bright, Timothy Brennan, Portia Manangazira, Qian An, Anagha Loharikar
Knowledge and feasibility survey in Zimbabwe after multiple age cohort introduction.
Allison L. Osterman, Jessica C. Shearer, Nicole A. Salisbury
The use of routine immunization data by health care professionals in low- and middle-income countries remains an underutilized resource in decision-making. Despite the significant resources invested...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Document summarises progress and challenges with achieving universal immunisation coverage in 2020. Estimates are as of July 15, 2021 and includes data reported as of July 6, 2021.
UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO)
This presentation, available in both Adobe PDF and Microsoft PowerPoint format, can be used to train health workers and supply chain officers on how to effectively manage the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19...
Anagha Loharikar, Pradeep Haldar, Phumzay Denzongpa, Neelam Singh, Subhendu Roy, Nitasha Kaur, Pankaj Bhatnagar, Pauline Harvey, Kristin VanderEnde, Danish Ahmed
Documentation of Sikkim State, India's multiple-age cohort HPV vaccine introduction.
UNICEF
The FAQs are intended to provide answers to health care providers and the public including mothers who are breastfeeding or expressing milk on breastfeeding and the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19...
Alejandro Cravioto, David Kaslow, Rino Rappuoli, Birgitte Giersing, Deepali Pate, Narendra Arora, Ian Hudson, Joshua Chu, Sai Prasad
0:05 - Opportunities, risks, and potential valleys of death, David Kaslow, PATH. 16:22 - Is there a role for early policy decision? Rino Rappuoli, GSK. 27:58 - Building the concept of Preferred...
Bonheur Dounebaine, Aliou Diallo, Fatoumata Diakhite, Adolphus T. Clarke, Robert A. Bednarczyk, T Ruston Yarnko, Kyle Muther, Daouda M. Gueye, Moussa Sarr, Sameer M. Dixit, Shankar B. Duwadi, Anna S. Ellis, Nancy Fullman, Nathaniel Gerthe, Jhalak S. Gautam, Kyra A. Hester, Gloria Ikilezi, Rokhaya S. Mbengue, Souleymane Mboup, Birahim P. Ndiaye, Rajesh Man Rajbhandari, David E. Phillips
With this commentary, we discuss experiences from Nepal, Senegal and Liberia in addressing COVID-related disruptions of RI services in early-2020 to mid-2020. We represent a range of stakeholders...
I+Solutions
This presentation introduces Medexis eLMIS solution and a case study from Burundi.
Richard Mihigo, Alain Poy, Jethro Chakauya, Abubacar N’Diaye, Bernard Ntsama, Messeret Eshetu Shibeshi, Richard Luce, Balcha Girma Masresha
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...
UNDP, UNICEF
The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most serious challenges the world has faced in recent times. The total cost in terms of human lives is yet to unfold. Alongside the cost of lives and deep health...
Robert Swanson, Patricia Vranesich, Lynsey M. Kimmins, Cristi A. Bramer, Angela K. Shen, Walter Orenstein
The objective of this study is to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on immunization services across the life course.
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Brief countries on how to build and implement a continuous improvement plan (cIP)
Wendy Prosser, Jacobus Schoevers, Brian Pal, Amos Chweya
In this session, we will review the technical aspects of 30DTR (FridgeTag). And you will learn how to optimize your 30DTR data through using support tools such as the Varo App and Pogo App, which are...
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
Ces recommandations provisoires concernent le vaccin anti-COVID-19 mis au point par Novavax et Serum Institute of India qui utilise la plateforme Novavax de nanoparticules de protéines recombinantes...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
La gestion effective des vaccins (GEV) est un processus national de planification du PEV approuvé et appuyé par l’OMS et l’UNICEF pour évaluer et hiérarchiser les améliorations à apporter...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
La gestion effective des vaccins (GEV) est un processus national de planification du PEV approuvé et appuyé par l’OMS et l’UNICEF pour évaluer et hiérarchiser les améliorations à apporter...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guide provides national Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) Managers with comprehensive guidance on how to use the continuous Improvement Plan (cIP) Development Tool to generate a list of...
Peter Dull, Martin Friede, B. Fenton Hall, Angela Hwang
Conference report
Nancy Touchette, Joachim Hombach, B. Fenton Hall, Angela Hwang, Andrew Ford
Conference Report
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
How the Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) assessment tool was used to improve immunization supply chains in Indonesia, Kenya, Lebanon, Nepal, Nigeria and Syria
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
The intention of this case study is to reframe the continuous improvement plan (cIP) as a roadmap of action rather than a follow-up step to an Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) assessment, using...
B. Fenton Hall
Progress in the "Decade of Vaccines": The Role of GVIRF in Facilitating and Enhancing the R&D Component of the Global Vaccine Action Plan
Gagandeep Kang, Jean-Pierre Amorij
Jean-Pierre Amorij (AH Consultancy), Norman Baylor (Biologics Consulting Group), Dilara Islam (AFRIMS), Gagandeep Kang (Christian Medical College), Beth Kirkpatrick (University of Vermont College of...
M. Carolina Danovaro-Holliday
Vaccination Coverage Surveys: Challenges and opportunities: - Where we need to be and why - Where we are: experiences from recent surveys and from ‘less’ than optimally planned surveys -...
Wendy Prosser, Jacobus Schoevers, Brian Pal, Amos Chweya
In this session, we will review the technical aspects of 30DTR (FridgeTag). And you will learn how to optimize your 30DTR data through using support tools such as the Varo App and Pogo App, which are...
I+Solutions
This presentation introduces Medexis eLMIS solution and a case study from Burundi.
International Vaccine Institute
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...
UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO)
Foire aux questions du webinaire sur la nouvelle formulation du vaccin Pfizer BioNTech contre la COVID-19 : incidences sur la gestion du vaccin, la chaîne d’approvisionnement et l’assistance...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This is the presentation used during the first session of the 'Learning Collective Initiative’ in Covid 19 Vaccine Delivery Partnership ( CoVDP).
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
The document summarises progress and challenges with achieving universal immunisation coverage in 2021.
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Webinaire: Estimation des coûts d'une stratégie nationale de vaccination (SNV)
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS), UNICEF
Rédaction de la version préliminaire des termes de référence (TdR) pour l'équipe chargée de l'élaboration de la stratégie nationale de vaccination (SNV)