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World Health Organization (WHO)
Spain_Catalonia ensures COVID-19 vaccine interventions leave no community behind
F.A. Moraga-Llop, M. Fernández-Prada, A.M. Grande-Tejada, L.I. Martínez-Alcorta, D. Moreno-Pérez, J.J. Pérez-Martín
This article discusses some aspects of the recovery of vaccination coverage in Spain for different groups: children, adolescents and adults, and patients at risk and in special situations.
IsraelLarena Fernández et al.
Objectives: Cold chain control is one of the most important facts to ensure the effectiveness of vaccines links, which requires specific material and human resources for management. The principal...
Home-based record (HBR) for Spain circa 2014 Catolonia
Home-based record (HBR) for Spain circa 2014 Madrid
Fernández-Prada M, Ramos-Martín P, Madroñal-Menéndez J, Martínez-Ortega C, González-Cabrera J
OBJECTIVE: Immunization rates among medicine and nursing students -and among health professional in general- during hospital training are low. It is necessary to investigate the causes for these...
González-Escartín E et al.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the characteristics of pneumococcal meningitis in children ≤ 14 years old following the market introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in our community. METHODS:...
Helen S Marshall et al.
Background Bivalent rLP2086 is a recombinant factor H binding protein-based vaccine approved in the USA for prevention of meningococcal serogroup B disease in 10–25-year-olds. We aimed to assess...
Monica Lopez-Lacort et al.
Abstract Immunochromatography (ICG) is highly used in clinical settings for rotavirus (RV) diagnosis. The specificity of the tests differs by brand type and is not 100%, therefore its use when the...
Larena Fernández et al.
OBJECTIVES: Cold chain control is one of the most important facts to ensure the effectiveness of vaccines links, which requires specific material and human resources for management. The principal...
Liliane C Meireles et al.
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) continues to represent a major health problem and can lead to acute liver failure, acute hepatitis, chronic carriership, chronic hepatitis of HBV, liver cirrhosis, liver...
Santos Preciado JI.
Like some other countries in the Region, Spain has recently experienced multiple but small measles outbreaks resulting from several importations and in which health care professionals were also...
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...
A.M. Alguacil-Ramos, J.A. Lluch-Rodrigo, E. Pastor-Villalba, J. Diez-Domingo, A. Portero-Alonso, T.M. Garrigues-Pelufo, J. Muelas-Tirado
The surveillance of vaccine safety is an essential requirement in vaccination programmes. Computerized immunization registries such as the Vaccination Information System (SIV) of Valencian Community...
Zsuzsanna Jakab & David M Salisbury
As we herald progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and strive to meet them, we have an approaching public health target that is sometimes forgotten. The global community has resolved to...
Catherine Weil-Olivier et al.
The burden of invasive pneumococcal disease in young children decreased dramatically following introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7). The epidemiology of S. pneumoniae...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
During 2003–2009, substantial progress was made toward the previous goal of measles elimination in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region (EUR) by 2010 (1,2). However, since late 2009,...
Nuria Torner et al.
Public health activities, especially infectious disease control, depend on effective teamwork. We present the results of a pilot audit questionnaire aimed at assessing the quality of public health...
Tuells J
Two studies aiming to analyze the vaccine cold chain throughout Spain, performed from 1988-89, sparked interest in vaccine logistics among public health authorities. The studies were performed using...
Arthur L Caplan
The first true epidemic of Ebola led to widespread panic. The virus appeared in so many countries in 2014—including Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Spain, and the USA—that...
Breva- Lina Pérez, Domingo- Javier Díez, Martínez Beneito- Miguel ángel & Barber`{a}- Joan Puig
OBJECTIVE: To develop a method to estimate vaccination coverage using both a computerized vaccine registry with an unknown underreporting rate and a seroprevalence study. A real example of a...
Vilella- Anna, Bayas- Jose-Maria, Diaz- Maria-Teresa, Guinovart- Caterina, Diez- Consolación, Simó- Dulcis, Mu\ {n}oz- Amparo & Cerezo- Javier
RATIONALE: Noncompliance with vaccination schedules undermines the potential benefits of immunization. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether a reminder of the next vaccine dose sent by...
A. Garrido Villoldo, M. Ortiz Requena, R. García Ramos, M. J. Vera Chilet
OBJECTIVE: To analyze vaccine coverage in children from Picassent in Valencia (Spain) and to evaluate the effectiveness of a new computerized vaccine registration program. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A...
Joan Guanyabens Calvet, Ismael Cerdá Calafat, Francesc Saigí, Elisenda Carrau Vidal
The aims of this study were to explore the possibilities of the Personal Health Folder and to identify the gap between the potential applications of this tool and what it offers through the Internet....