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Kyaw Kan Kaung, Netnapis Suchonwanich, William Musubire, Douglas Mukwaya, Jeff Sanderson
Country innovations: Fixing the basics by strengthening vaccine management policies and practices
Thailand Ministry of Public Health
Example of a vaccination calendar from Thailand that includes their accelerated schedule
Thailand Ministry of Health
An example from Thailand of a vaccination calendar, including the accelerated schedule
PATH
More than 300 million people who live in rural areas of the Mekong region are among the most at-risk for Japanese encephalitis (JE) infection due to changes in the Mekong region’s ecological...
Sunil Bahl et al.
This analysis describes an innovative and successful approach to risk identification and mitigation in relation to the switch from trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine (OPV) in the 11 countries...
Mogasale V et al.
Cholera is transmitted through the fecal-oral route, and humans are the natural host. It is caused by the ingestion of O1 and less commonly O139 serogroups of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium and...
Nawarat Posuwan et al.
Hepatitis B vaccination for newborns was introduced in two provinces in 1988 as part of Thailand’s Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), and extended to the whole country in 1992. Our previous...
Leelahavarong P et al.
BACKGROUND: This study aims to determine the maximum price at which HIV vaccination is cost-effective in the Thai healthcare setting. It also aims to identify the relative importance of vaccine...
Sara Canavati et al.
An estimated 2.7 million children die annually from vaccine-preventable diseases.1 Immunization is one of the most effective existing strategies for preventing illness in children and it is widely...
Grant L Campbell et al.
The global incidence of JE is unknown because the intensity and quality of JE surveillance and the availability of diagnostic laboratory testing vary throughout the world. Countries that have...
Nitwara Wikan et al.
Zika virus was originally identified in a sentinel rhesus monkey in the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947. The virus is a member of the family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus, and is transmitted to humans...
Peter J. Hotez
Introduction: Origins and Definitions International cooperation for purposes of infectious and tropical disease control goes back to at least the 14th century, when early concepts of quarantine...
Noni E. MacDonald et al.
Poorly managed AEFI undermine immunization programs. Improved surveillance in SEAR countries means more AEFIs but management varies. SEAR brought countries together to share AEFI experiences, and...
Lee BY et al.
Introduced to minimize open vial wastage, single-dose vaccine vials require more storage space and therefore may affect vaccine supply chains (i.e., the series of steps and processes involved in...
Bruce Y. Lee et al.
With several candidate dengue vaccines under development, this is an important time to help stakeholders (e.g., policy makers, scientists, clinicians, and manufacturers) better understand the...
Annelies Wilder-Smith
The need for a dengue vaccine is more pressing than ever. Dengue—a mosquito-borne viral infection caused by any of the four dengue virus serotypes—is regarded as the most important arboviral...
Bruce Y. Lee et al.
Although the substantial burdens of rotavirus and pneumococcal disease have motivated many countries to consider introducing the rotavirus vaccine (RV) and heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...
Robert H. Hall & David A. Sack
Orally-administered cholera vaccine (OCV) has been increasingly examined as an additional tool to intervene against endemic and epidemic cholera. In 2013, short- and long-term field experience with...
Rose McGready, Francois H. Nosten, Kloloi Salathibuppha, Rachai Charatrueangrongkun, Jiraporn Suelaor, Wipa Thayatkawin, Cindy S. Chu, Daniel M. Parker, Aiko Kaji
The objective of this project was to document and increase vaccine coverage in migrant school children on the Thailand-Myanmar border. Migrant school children (n = 12,277) were enrolled in a...
Khammaneechan P et al.
This evaluative research study aimed to assess the effects of the central healthcare incinerator project on waste management in Yala Province. The study data were collected twice: at baseline and...
Peerawat Wansatid, Waranya Wongwit, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Amnat Khamsiriwatchara, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Kasemsak Jandee
BACKGROUND: Entering data onto paper-based forms, then digitizing them, is a traditional data-management method that might result in poor data quality, especially when the secondary data are...
Verma R et al.
Rabies is a virtually 100% fatal acute viral encephalitis. Rabies occurs in more than 150 countries and territories. Globally there are 17.4 million animal bite cases and more than 55,000 deaths...
Suchunya Aungkulanon et al.
To better define infectious diseases of concern in Thailand, trends in the mortality rate during 1958–2009 were analyzed by using data from public health statistics reports. From 1958 to the...
Myron M Levine
Oral vaccines, whether living or non-living, viral or bacterial, elicit diminished immune responses or have lower efficacy in developing countries than in developed countries. This research describe...
Douglas DL et al.
A face-to-face survey of 158 policymakers and other influential professionals was conducted in eight dengue-endemic countries in Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam) and Latin America (Brazil,...
Sri Rezeki Hadinegoro et al.
A recombinant, live, attenuated, tetravalent dengue vaccine (CYD-TDV) has been assessed in two phase 3 randomized efficacy trials involving more than 31,000 children between the ages of 2 and 14...
Peerawat Wansatid, Aumnuyphan Sangvichean, Surasak Sawang, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Amnat Khamsiriwatchara, Kasemsak Jandee, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Sarinya Krongrungroj
BACKGROUND: Studies of undervaccinated children of minority/stateless populations have highlighted significant barriers at individual- community- and state levels. These include geography-related...