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The Gambia
Vaccination IAR report to share experiences and analyze in-country COVID-19 vaccination activity by identifying best practices and their enabling factors, challenges and their limiting factors, as...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The Gambia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,The Gambia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
Boly Diop, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez, Sidat Fofana, Sonam Wangchuk
Learn country experiences on #COVID19 vaccine roll-out and how they are reviewing this using the WHO COVID-19 vaccination intra-action review (IAR), also known as the mini COVID-19 post-introduction...
Boly Diop, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez, Sidat Fofana, Sonam Wangchuk
Aprenda las experiencias de los países en la implementación de la vacuna contra la COVID-19 y el cómo la están evaluando utilizando la revisión intra-acción (IAR) de la inmunización contra la...
Boly Diop, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez, Sidat Fofana, Sonam Wangchuk
Apprenez des expériences des pays sur le déploiement du vaccin COVID-19 et comment ils l'examinent à l'aide de la revue intra-action (IAR) de la vaccination COVID-19 de l'OMS, également connu...
Jenny Walldorf, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez
This is the pdf slides from the Mini-cPIE Clinic #01: Global Overview and Country Experience Sharing, which took place on Wednesday, 28 July 2021. This mini-cPIE clinic included presenters from...
Jenny Walldorf, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez
This is the consolidated questions and answers from the Mini-cPIE Clinic #01: Global Overview and Country Experience Sharing, which took place on Wednesday, 28 July 2021. Responses have been...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view the webinar slides from “Piloting of the e-Tracker App in the DHIS2 in The Gambia.” In 2016, the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of The...
BID Initiative
The Better Immunization Data Learning Network (BLN) recently held a webinar entitled, “Logistics management system in The Gambia.” The presentation provided an overview of The Gambia, one of the...
Alieu Sowe, Olivi Putilala, Klas-Göran Sahlen
Health Management Information System (HMIS) is an important building block of any health system. Robust and efficient Health Management Information Systems that ensure good quality data are...
Klas-Göran Sahlen, Olivi Putilala, Alieu Sowe
Goal of this assessment is to assess: - Data Quality and Verification Time - Administrative Time Efficiency - Annual operating costs - Users\' experiences and perceptions
Carol Tevi-Benissan et al.
The Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic plan outlines the phased removal of oral polio vaccines (OPVs), starting with type 2 poliovirus–containing vaccine and introduction of inactivated polio...
World Health Organization (WHO)
From 24-30 April 2016, countries in the African Region commemorated the 6th African Vaccination Week (AVW).The goal of AVW is to strengthen immunization programmes in the African...
Mable Carole Tevi-Benissan et al.
Background Significant progress has been made to increase access to vaccines in Africa since the 1974 launch of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). Successes include the introduction of...
Ed Clarke et al.
Background The introduction of the inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) represents a crucial step in the polio eradication endgame. This trial examined the safety and immunogenicity of IPV given...
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...
Adebayo K. Akinsola, Martin O C Ota, Godwin C Enwere, Brown J Okoko, Syed M A Zaman, Mark Saaka, Ekpedeme D Nsekpong, Aderonke A Odutola, Brian M Greenwood, Felicity T Cutts, Richard A Adegbola
A 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-9), given in a 3-dose schedule, protected Gambian children against pneumococcal disease and reduced nasopharyngeal carriage of pneumococci of vaccine...
Payne S et al.
Immunization is a vital component in the drive to decrease global childhood mortality, yet challenges remain in ensuring wide coverage of immunization and full immunization, particularly in low- and...
Miliigan
Vaccination coverage survey - Publication abstract: BACKGROUND: The Expanded Program for Immunization (EPI) random walk method has been widely used by the World Health Organization and others for...
Grant A Mackenzie et al.
The Gambian PCV programme reduced the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in children aged 2–59 months by around 55%. Further surveillance is needed to ascertain the maximum effect of the...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report highlights the achievements made in expanding access to vaccines in Africa and discusses some of the remaining challenges to achieving universal access to vaccines. The timing of this...
Zaman SM et al.
The researchers investigated whether straight-line distance from residential compounds to healthcare facilities influenced mortality, the incidence of pneumonia and vaccine efficacy against pneumonia...
Lavanchy D.
In countries where hepatitis A is highly endemic, exposure to hepatitis A virus (HAV) is almost universal before the age of 10years, and large-scale immunization efforts are not required. In...
BID
The BLN is a platform for peer learning and information exchange intended to enable strong collaborative links between peers from different countries in support of improved data...
Anna Roca, John Townend, Philip C. Hill, Uzo Egere, Martin Antonio, Abdoulie Bojang, Abiodun Akisanya, Teresa Litchfield, David E. Nsekpong, Claire Oluwalana, Stephen R. C. Howie, Brian Greenwood, Richard A. Adegbola
The study findings show that vaccination of young Gambian children reduced carriage of VT pneumococci in vaccinated children but also in vaccinated and non-vaccinated older children and adults,...
Kathleen Tiffay et al.
The development, through a public–private partnership, of a safe, effective, and affordable vaccine for sub-Saharan Africa, PsA-TT, offers a new paradigm for the development of vaccines...
Jim P Buttery & Carl D Kirkwood
Suspected and unexpected clinical features of pathogens might only become apparent during clinical trials to test vaccines or after implementation of vaccination programmes. For example, the role of...
Charles S. Wiysonge, Olalekan A. Uthman, Peter M. Ndumbe, Gregory D. Hussey
Immunization research productivity in Africa is highly skewed, with private health expenditure having a significant positive association. However, the current contribution of authors from Africa to...
International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
The purpose of this guide is to give step-by-step instruction on how to develop a case study and/or human interest story about a vaccine introduction.