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Richard Mihigo, Alain Poy, Jethro Chakauya, Abubacar N’Diaye, Bernard Ntsama, Messeret Eshetu Shibeshi, Richard Luce, Balcha Girma Masresha
This study reviews the administrative routine immunization data from 15 African countries for the period from January 2018 to June 2020 to analyze the trends in the monthly number of children...
Home-based record (HBR) for Gabon circa 2012
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...
Balcha G. Masresha et al.
In 2011, the 46 World Health Organization (WHO) African Region (AFR) member states established a goal of measles elimination* by 2020, by achieving 1) ≥95% coverage of their target populations with...
Despite its promise, however, the digital health landscape today is highly fragmented. The result is a myriad of digital health projects and applications that rarely reach scale and if they were to...
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...
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...
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...
Alassane Dicko, Ogobara Doumbo
Malaria vaccine research has been intensified over the past few years with several vaccines tested in trials. RTS,S vaccine has been the most promising of these candidates. The vaccine consists of P...