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Verónica Carrión, Silas P.Trumbo, Renee Aquije, Misael Gómez, Martha Velandia-González, Marcela Contreras, M. Carolina Danovaro-Holliday, Karim Jaqueline Pardo Ruiz, Fabio Alberto Escobar Díaz, Ana Gabriela Félix García
Introduction The Global Vaccine Action Plan and the Regional Immunization Action Plan of the Americas call for countries to improve immunization data quality. Immunization information systems,...
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...
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....
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...
Mokdad AH et al.
BACKGROUND: Recent outbreaks of measles in the Americas have received news and popular attention, noting the importance of vaccination to population health. To estimate the potential increase in...
Martí SG et al.
BACKGROUND: A recently developed 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable H influenzae protein D-conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) is expected to afford protection against more than two thirds of isolates...
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...
Diaz-Ortega
Vaccination coverage surveys - Publication abstract:Objective. To assess vaccination coverage of children and adolescents. Materials and methods. Study based on National Health and Nutrition...
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...
Sachiko Ozawa et al.
Triangulation of results from two methods captured a richer story behind vaccine adoption decisions for hepatitis A. The discrepancy between policymakers’ beliefs and existing data suggest a...
José-Luis Díaz-Ortega et al.
Highlights •Both aerosolized vaccines, MMR-SII and MMR II yielded immune responses to the three viruses. •Successful response to Attenuvax component, related to Schwarz measles...
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...
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,...
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...
Secretaría de Salud, Mexico
This presentation describes the context and history of Mexico\'s Immunization Registry system. It covers some of the challenges it has faced in its IIS and some of the challenges ahead.
M. de Jesús Silva, J. Villarreal-González, J. G. Delgado-Fernández, J. Zambrano