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De la Hoz Restrepo et al.
Three highly effective vaccines are available to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, and they have been introduced in many countries around the world. This article describes advances and...
Home-based record (HBR) for Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) circa 2013
Cristina Pedreira et al.
The synchronized introduction of the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) and the switch from trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV) to bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) has constituted an effort without...
World Health Organization (WHO)
 As of 11 May 2016, 58 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission (Fig. 1) of which:  45 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with...
Sanchez
Vaccination coverage surveys - Publication abstract: BACKGROUND: Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) is an annual initiative in countries and territories of the Americas every April to...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Rotavirus disease is the leading cause of childhood morbidity and mortality related to diarrhea in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), where an estimated 8,000 deaths related to rotavirus diarrhea...
Rishi Desai et al.
With the recent postlicensure identification of an increased risk of intussusception with rotavirus vaccine, the 14 Latin American countries currently using rotavirus vaccine must now weigh the...
Rifat Atun et al.
Starting in the late 1980s, many Latin American countries began social sector reforms to alleviate poverty, reduce socioeconomic inequalities, improve health outcomes, and provide financial risk...