Showing 56 of 56 results

Md. Jahid Hossen Shahed, Mike Frost, Muhammad Masud Parvez, Pamod Amarakoon
This presentation is taken from a webinar series that presents the leading Electronic Immunization Registries (EIR) and Immunization Information Systems (IIS) software and service options that are...
Breakthrough ACTION Bangladesh
Bangladesh: Using trusted voices to reach vaccine-resistant groups
World Health Organization (WHO)
This publication offers a glimpse of the chequered journey of the ‘Network’, a public health infrastructure set up with the aim of supporting polio eradication activities in the five...
Data for Impact
Using information available through routine health information systems (RHIS), Data for Impact (D4I) conducted a study to examine the effects of COVID-19 on the utilization of health services in the...
USAID
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread stay-at-home orders, fears of going to health facilities where COVID-19 patients are treated, economic hardship due to job loss or interruption, and a...
Deborah Odihi, Gatien De Broucker, Zahid Hasan, Sayem Ahmed, Dagna Constenla, Jasim Uddin, Bryan Patenaude
The contingent valuation (CV) method elicits WTP for calculating the value of statistical life (VSL). CV approaches for assessing VSL are uncommon in many low and middle-income countries (LMICs)....
Gatien De Broucker, Sayem Ahmed, Md. Zahid Hasan, Gazi Golam Mehdi, Jorge Martin Del Campo, Md. Wazed Ali, Md. Jasim Uddin, Dagna Constenla, Bryan Patenaude
This study estimated the economic cost of treating measles in children under-5 in Bangladesh from the caregiver, government, and societal perspectives.
PRISM
Case study on the Dhaka City Corporation, a PPP with the state of Bangladesh in providing Healthcare Waste Management . This case study highlights an example of how the private sector can aid in...
Government of Bangladesh
This is an in-depth overview of monitoring the national operational plan for Healthcare Waste Management in Bangladesh.
Home-based record (HBR) for Bangladesh circa 2018 (maternal health card)
Concepcion F. Estivariz et al.
Background: We assessed programmatic adaptations and infants\' uptake of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) after its introduction into the routine immunization schedule in Bangladesh. Methods:...
Mallick M. Billah et al.
Background: Introduction of inactivated polio vaccine creates challenges in maintaining the cold chain for vaccine storage and distribution. Methods. We evaluated the cold chain in 23...
PATH, University of Zambia, Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Health Alliance International, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
The Gavi Full Country Evaluations was a prospective study from 2013 to 2016 in four countries: Bangladesh, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia. The study aimed to understand and quantify the barriers and...
Sunil Bahl et al.
This analysis describes an innovative and successful approach to risk identification and mitigation in relation to the switch from trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine (OPV) in the 11 countries...
Krishna P Paudel et al.
Introduction National immunization systems are important for reducing vaccine preventable diseases.1 However, in many resource-constrained countries, such systems need to be improved. This paper...
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...
Amber Hsiao, Sachin N Desai, Vittal Mogasale, Jean-Louis Excler, Laura Digilio
Improving water and sanitation is the preferred choice for cholera control in the long-term. Nevertheless, vaccination is an available too l that has been shown to be a cost‒effective option for...
Mogasale V et al.
Cholera is transmitted through the fecal-oral route, and humans are the natural host. It is caused by the ingestion of O1 and less commonly O139 serogroups of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium and...
Dilip Mathai et al.
Respiratory tract infections are prevalent among Hajj pilgrims with pneumonia being a leading cause of hospitalization. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common pathogen isolated from patients with...
Uddin MJ et al.
BACKGROUND: Like other countries in Asia, measles-rubella (MR) vaccine coverage in Bangladesh is suboptimal whereas 90-95 % coverage is needed for elimination of these diseases. The Ministry of...
Stephane Helleringer et al.
Background In most low and middle-income countries (LMIC), vaccines are primarily distributed by routine immunization services (RI) at health facilities. Additional opportunities for vaccination...
Khalequ Zaman
Background. The burden of rotavirus morbidity and mortality is high in children under 5 years in developing countries and evaluations indicate waning protection from rotavirus immunization in the...
Grant L Campbell et al.
The global incidence of JE is unknown because the intensity and quality of JE surveillance and the availability of diagnostic laboratory testing vary throughout the world. Countries that have...
Firdausi Qadri et al.
A single-dose regimen of the current killed oral cholera vaccines that have been prequalified by the World Health Organization would make them more attractive for use against endemic and epidemic...
Taufiqur R. Bhuiyan et al.
The authors studied immune responses to a liquid formulation of Ty21a in children 2–5 years of age. Since children in developing countries are in general hypo responsive to oral vaccines, the study...
Michael Favin et al.
In collaboration with WHO, IMMUNIZATIONbasics analyzed 126 documents from the global grey literature to identify reasons why eligible children had incomplete or no vaccinations. The main reasons for...
Md. Jasim Uddin et al.
The study was conducted to assess the impact of combined interventions to improve the child immunization coverage in rural hard-to-reach areas of Bangladesh. The valid coverage increased at endline...
Noni E. MacDonald et al.
Poorly managed AEFI undermine immunization programs. Improved surveillance in SEAR countries means more AEFIs but management varies. SEAR brought countries together to share AEFI experiences, and...
Renate A. Richardus et al.
An unexpectedly high proportion of healthy contacts of leprosy patients presented with PB leprosy within 12 weeks after receiving BCG vaccination, possibly as a result of boosted cell-mediated...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report, prepared by the Secretariat for the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan, serves as the basis for the independent review. As was the case in 2013 and 2014, this report reviews...
Concepción F Estívariz et al.
The provision of several doses of monovalent type 1 oral poliovirus vaccine (mOPV1) and bivalent OPV1 and 3 (bOPV) vaccines through campaigns is essential to stop the circulation of remaining wild...
Nurul Alam, David Bishai, Charles P Larson, Mridul Chowdhury, Kelsey Zeller, Lavanya Vasudevan, Alain Labrique, Lily Horng, Md Shamsuzzaman, Md Jasim Uddin
In Bangladesh, full vaccination rates among children living in rural hard-to-reach areas and urban streets are low. We conducted a quasi-experimental pre-post study of a 12-month mobile phone...
Wanfei Yang et al.
Open vial vaccine wastage in multi-dose vials is a major contributor to vaccine wastage. Although switching from 10-dose vials to 5-dose vials could reduce wastage, a higher total cost could be...
Christopher B. Nelson et al.
Cholera is an endemic and epidemic disease in Bangladesh. On 3 March 2013, a meeting on cholera and cholera vaccination in Bangladesh was convened by the Foundation Mérieux jointly with the...
Thuy-Linh Nguyen et al.
This 2015 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report evaluates the progress of the 15 countries with the greatest burden of under-five pneumonia and diarrhea deaths in implementing high-impact...
Robert H. Hall & David A. Sack
Orally-administered cholera vaccine (OCV) has been increasingly examined as an additional tool to intervene against endemic and epidemic cholera. In 2013, short- and long-term field experience with...
The 11th International Rotavirus Symposium brought together over 650 people from 56 countries in New Delhi, India, from 3-5 September, 2014 to examine new surveillance data and studies demonstrating...
Greenough P
In mid-April of 1958 the Government of Pakistan summoned the press to announce a grave need for international aid to cope with smallpox and cholera epidemics in East Pakistan. In response, and with...
Firdausi Qadri et al.
Cholera is endemic in Bangladesh with epidemics occurring each year. The decision to use a cheap oral killed whole-cell cholera vaccine to control the disease depends on the feasibility and...
Devy M. Emperador et al.
Trivalent oral poliovirus vaccine (tOPV) is known to interfere with monovalent rotavirus vaccine (RV1) immunogenicity. Interference with bivalent and monovalent OPV formulations, which will be...
Dina Balabanova et al.
In 1985, the Rockefeller Foundation published Good health at low cost to discuss why some countries or regions achieve better health and social outcomes than do others at a similar level of income...
Pamela Das & Richard Horton
Writing earlier this year, as part of a series of country case studies on good health at low cost, Dina Balabanova and her colleagues concluded that “Bangladesh has made enormous health advances...
Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Ashraful Islam Khan, Fahima Chowdhury, Amit Saha, Iqbal Ansary Khan, Firdausi Qadri, John David Clemens, Alejandro Cravioto, Ziaul Islam, Jahangir A.M. Khan
Cholera is a major global public health problem that causes both epidemic and endemic disease. The World Health Organization recommends oral cholera vaccines as a public health tool in addition to...
Mohammad Abul Bashar Sarker et al.
Improper handling of medical wastes, which is common in Bangladesh, could adversely affect the hospital environment and community at large, and poses a serious threat to public health. The...
Alain Labrique
A project description of mTikka, an electronic, cloud-based system for infant registration, vaccination record-keeping, incentivization, and survey of vaccination beliefs.
Ahmed Moshtaq
In 2001, a new computerised information system to register, schedule and track immunisation of children was introduced by the Department of Public Health in Rajshahi City Corporation, Bangladesh....
USAID - Deliver Project
A summary of background- history- challenges- and lessons learned in the 20 years of supply chain management DELIVER project in Bangladesh.