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Anita Faccini Lied, Fabiano Rossini Junior, Guilherme Silveira Procianoy, Luís Fernando Pagliaro Probst Jung, Maria Cláudia Schardosim Cotta de Souza
This study aimed to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the vaccination numbers for immunization geared toward individuals under 12 months of age in Brazil. This study analyzed the...
João Guilherme Alves, José Natal Figueiroa, Marcelo Luis Urquia
Objective: To examine recent vaccination trends among Brazilian children during their first year of life, and the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on these...
Mariangela F Silveira, Cristian T Tonial, Ana Goretti K Maranhão, Antonia M S Teixeira, Pedro C Hallal, Ana Maria B Menezes, Bernardo L Horta , Fernando P Hartwig, Aluisio J D Barros, Cesar G Victora
Introduction: There is widespread concern that disruption to health services during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to declines in immunization coverage among young children, but there is limited...
Marcia Thereza Couto, Carolina Luísa Alves Barbieri, Camila Carvalho de Souza Amorim Matos
Due to social distancing guidelines and the displacement of both human and material resources to fight the covid-19 pandemic, individuals seeking healthcare services face certain challenges....
Ana Paula Sayuri Sato
Since March 2020, Brazil has faced the pandemic of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), which has severely modified the way in which the population lives and uses health services. As such,...
MoH Brazil
Pratcical introduction guide with FAQ for Health workers and programme managers
Freya M Shearer et al.
Background: Substantial outbreaks of yellow fever in Angola and Brazil in the past 2 years, combined with global shortages in vaccine stockpiles, highlight a pressing need to assess present control...
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...
Figueroa-Downing D, Baggio ML, Baker ML, Dias De Oliveira Chiang E, Villa LL, Eluf Neto J, Evans DP, Bednarczyk RA
OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between Brazilian healthcare providers\' characteristics and their knowledge, perceptions, and practices regarding the HPV vaccine. METHODS: An...
Ana L. Andrade, Ruth Minamisava, Lisia M. Tomich, Ana P. Lemos, Maria C. Gorla, Maria C. de Cunto Brandileone, Carla Magda S Domingues, Camile de Moraes, Gabriela Policena, Ana L. Bierrenbach
BACKGROUND: Routine infant immunization with meningococcal C conjugate (MCC) vaccination started in Brazil in November 2010, scheduled at three and five months plus a booster at 12-15months of age....
Daniele Rocha Queiroz Lemos et al.
The measles virus circulation was halted in Brazil in 2001 and the country has a routine vaccination coverage against measles, mumps and rubella higher than 95%. In Ceará, the last confirmed case...
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...
Cynthia Schuck-Paim et al.
Because the real-world impact of new vaccines cannot be known before they are implemented in national programs, post-implementation studies at the population level are critical. Studies based on...
Ricardo A. A. Ximenes et al.
A population-based hepatitis survey was carried out to estimate the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its predictive factors for the state capitals from the north, south, and...
Marta Moreira et al.
Brazil introduced the 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV, Synflorix™, GSK Vaccines) in the routine childhood immunization program in...
David N. Durrheim et al.
Tremendous progress has been made globally to reduce the contribution of measles to the burden of childhood deaths and measles cases have dramatically decreased with increased two dose...
Andrew J Mirelman, Sachiko Ozawa, Simrun Grewal
The international community has successfully promoted childhood vaccination as an essential public health intervention. This has been accomplished through efforts such as the World Health...
Eve Dubé et al.
The term vaccine hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite the availability of vaccination services. Different factors influence vaccine hesitancy and these are...
Fernando Luiz Cunha Castelo Branco et al.
Vaccines are very important to reduce morbidity and mortality by preventable infectious diseases, especially during childhood. Optimal coverage is not always achieved, for several reasons. Here we...
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...
Ligia C. F. Gryninger, Eder G. Fernandes, Patrícia C. de Soárez, Ana M. C. Sartori, Juliana Y. K. Viscondi, Hillegonda M. D. Novaes
Pertussis incidence has increased significantly in Brazil since 2011, despite high coverage of whole-cell pertussis containing vaccines in childhood. Infants <4 months are most affected. This study...
Barata
Vaccination coverage survey - Publication abstract: BACKGROUND: Since 1988, Brazil\'s Unified Health System has sought to provide universal and equal access to immunisations. Inequalities in...
Gunthmann
Vaccination coverage surveys - Publication abstract: We conducted a national cross-sectional survey to investigate vaccination coverage (VC) in health care personnel (HCP) working in clinics and...
Brendan Flannery, Jacqueline E. Tate, José Cássio de Moraes, Samia Samad, M. Carolina Danovaro-Holliday, Lucia Helena de Oliveira, Jeanette J. Rainey
In March, 2006, oral rotavirus vaccine was added to Brazil\'s infant immunization schedule with recommended upper age limits for initiating (by age 14 weeks) and completing (by age 24 weeks) the...
Maria Y.T. Ichihara et al.
Rotavirus is one of the leading cause of hospitalization and outpatients visits among children under five years. This study evaluated the overall and genotype-specific vaccine effectiveness of oral...
Mônica P. L. Cunha et al.
Despite good safety records, vaccines given to young children can cause adverse events. We investigated the reported adverse events following immunization (AEFI) of vaccines given to children of less...
M.S. Castro Lobo et al.
The present study develops an alternative measure of efficiency to assess the Brazilian National Immunization Program (NIP) using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), an output-oriented variable returns...
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...
Cardoso CW et al.
To combat rising incidence of serogroup C meningococcal disease in the city of Salvador, Brazil, the Bahia state immunization program initiated routine childhood immunization with meningococcal C...
Surkan et al.
Our study objective was to examine how maternal social support and depressive symptoms are associated with time to completion of childhood vaccinations. We used cross-sectional data from 582...
Philip S. Watsona & David P.J. Turnerb
Although rare, invasive meningococcal disease remains an important cause of mortality and morbidity in children and young adults. Vaccines have been successfully introduced to help protect against...
Greice Madeleine Ikeda do Carmo et al.
After the introduction of rotavirus vaccination for infants, significant declines for three full years were observed in under-5-y diarrhea-related mortality and hospital admissions for diarrhea in...
Pereira SM et al.
Neonatal BCG vaccination is part of routine vaccination schedules in many developing countries; vaccination at school age has not been assessed in trials in low-income and middle-income countries....
Adriana Avila Moura, Maria Júlia Gonçalves de Mello, Jailson B. Correia
Vaccinating populations against rubella aims to mitigate viral circulation and to ensure that women of childbearing age are immunized to reduce the incidence of congenital rubella syndrome. This...
Sabrina Sgambatti et al.
In Brazil, 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10) was introduced in 2010 in the childhood routine immunization program. The researchers used primary data to evaluate the effect of PCV10 on...
Mauricio L. Barreto et al.
BCG revaccination is still used in some tuberculosis endemic countries. Until now, the little evidence available suggested that BCG revaccination confers very limited additional protection, although...
Masukawa Mde L et al.
The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of rotavirus vaccine on hospitalization rates for acute diarrhea in children younger than 5 years old after the introduction of the vaccine in 2006....
The study concludes that the measles outbreak in Ceará was probably imported directly from Europe or from there through the bordering state of Pernambuco (459). Cases were concentrated in Fortaleza...
Teixeira AM et al.
The study concludes that the use of rapid coverage monitoring clearly contributed to the success of the national vaccination campaign to eliminate rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in Brazil....
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...
Ana Paula Sayuri Sato
The scope and coverage of the Brazilian Immunization Program can be compared with those in developed countries because it provides a large number of vaccines and has a considerable coverage. The...
Mauricio L Barreto et al.
Despite pronounced reductions in the number of deaths due to infectious diseases over the past six decades, infectious diseases are still a public health problem in Brazil. In this report, we discuss...
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...
Renata Chagas Bastos et al.
Several outbreaks caused by Neisseria meningitidis group C have been occurred in different regions of Brazil. A conjugate vaccine for Neisseria meningitidis was produced by chemical linkage between...
Luhm- Karin Regina, Cardoso- Maria Regina Alves & Waldman- Eliseu Alves
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the immunization program for 12 and 24-month-old children based on electronic immunization registry. METHODS: A descriptive study of a random sample of 2-637 children born in...
José S. Ferreira Neto, Maria C.N.C. Mendes, Noemia T. Paranhos, Hildebrando Montenegro Netto, Ricardo A. Dias, Marcos Amaku, José H.H. Grisi-Filho, Fernando Ferreira
OBJETIVO: Desenvolver método para planejamento e avaliação de campanhas de vacinação contra a raiva animal. MÉTODOS: O desenvolvimento da metodologia baseou-se em sistemas de informação...
Noemia T. Paranhos, Hildebrando Montenegro Netto, Maria C.N.C. Mendes, José H.H. Grisi-Filho, José S. Ferreira Neto, Ricardo A. Dias, Marcos Amaku, Fernando Ferreira
OBJECTIVE: To develop a method to assist in the design and assessment of animal rabies control campaigns. METHODS: A methodology was developed based on geographic information systems to estimate the...
Karin Regina Luhm, Eliseu Alves Waldman
São apresentadas diferentes experiências e metodologias empregadas por registros informatizados de imunização (RII), no enfoque da saúde infantil. O levantamento bibliográfico abrangeu...
Emília Cristina Peres, Bruna Maria Ferreira da Silva, Ana Stella Azevedo de Silveira, Paolo Meneghin
The presentation of the vaccination passbook is mandatory for student registration at the city of São Paulo\'s Municipal Schools of Infantile Education- as a form of stimulating parents to keep...