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World Health Organization (WHO)
People living with HIV depend on life-saving antiretroviral therapy (‎ART)‎ and access to ART must be maintained during periods of travel restrictions and lockdowns resulting from the COVID-19...
Chair Nina Russell
Filip Dubovsky (MedImmune), Barney Graham (NIAID), Steve Hadley (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Bruce Innes (PATH), Nina Russell (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Erin Sparrow (WHO)
Chairs Norman Baylor, Biologics Consulting Group and Lucky Slamet, Badam Pom
2:02 - HIV: Linda-Gail Bekker. 22:36 - TB: Ann Ginsberg. 42::50 - Malaria: Sodiomon B. Sirima. 56:49 - Block 1 Q&A, Norman Baylor, Linda-Gail Bekker, Ann Ginsberg. 1:23:28 - Block 2 Q&A, Lucky...
Linda-Gail Bekker, University of Cape Town
Why has HIV vaccine development been so challenging, update on HIV vaccine clinical development, and scientific advances fueling vaccine discovery
VillageReach
At the end of 2015, the provincial government of Tete - with support from VillageReach and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) - contracted with a local third-party logistics provider to test a new...
USAID
Over the last decade, investments made by the Government of Tanzania (GOT) through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MOHCDGEC), United States Agency for...
Anthony S. Fauci
Scaling up access to antiretroviral therapy and proven approaches to HIV prevention potentially could control the HIV/AIDS pandemic and reduce it to a low level of endemicity. However, a safe and...
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the International Centre for Humanitarian Affairs
The effort towards improving the health of the population in Kenya continues to produce results driven by accurate and timely data. Over the past three decades, the country has witnessed impressive...
Leelahavarong P et al.
BACKGROUND: This study aims to determine the maximum price at which HIV vaccination is cost-effective in the Thai healthcare setting. It also aims to identify the relative importance of vaccine...
W Mphatswe et al.
Reliable and accurate public health information is essential for monitoring health and for evaluating and improving the delivery of health-care services and programmes.1–4 As countries report their...
Francesca Chiodi, Anna Nilsson
Measles remains an important cause of child mortality, although the numbers of measles-related deaths has decreased during the last decade [1] through childhood immunisation programmes and follow-up...
Saheli Sadanand
Vaccines have undoubtedly saved the lives of millions, and along with improved sanitation, they remain one of the cornerstones of modern medicine. Many diseases that were once widespread are now...
Stefan HE Kaufmann et al.
Human vaccine development remains challenging because of the highly sophisticated evasion mechanisms of pathogens for which vaccines are not yet available. Recent years have witnessed both successes...
Delia Adelina Vlad et al.
Background Increased vulnerability of HIV infected children to numerous other infections is an argument for vaccination protection. Lately, we have been facing diseases that can be prevented by...
Sensarma P et al.
More than one fourth of children of HIV-infected mothers living in Kolkata city are not completely immunized by 12 months of age. This qualitative study aims to explore the barriers to immunization...
UNDP
The document Waste Stream Concept Development is Part B of the Healthcare Waste Management Toolkit for GF Policy Makers and Practitioners. The other two documents are: Part A: Rational for...
Aaron S. Wallace, Tove K. Ryman, Vance Dietz
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund promote integration of maternal and child health (MCH) and immunization services as a strategy to strengthen immunization...
C Fordham von Reyn
BCG has been given to over 3 billion people since the early part of the 20th century. Although the vaccine is effective, its use was implemented before clinical-trial design had reached its current...
Oostvogels AJ et al.
A systematic literature review was performed on full economic evaluations of infectious disease interventions using disability-adjusted life years (DALY) as outcome measure. The search was limited to...
Marien González-Lorenzo et al.
Health policy makers often have to face decisions on whether and how to incorporate new vaccines into immunisation plans. This study aims to review and catalogue the relevant current frameworks and...
World Health Organization (WHO)
In 2015 the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to the end of their term, and a post-2015 agenda, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), takes their place. This WHO report looks...
Nilsson J et al.
Unsafe injections and substandard waste management are public health issues exposing healthcare workers and the community to the risk of infections. The objective of this study was to assess the...
Jayasree K. Iyer et al. MSF
The world’s largest pharmaceutical companies are developing promising new vaccines to tackle some of the world’s highest-burden diseases. This pipeline includes a group of first-ever vaccines,...
Chandra J and Yadav D.
Immunization is one of the most effective approaches to reduce morbidity and mortality in HIV infected children. However, progressive immune suppression may lead to impaired responsiveness to most of...
Faurholt-Jepsen D et al.
While BCG vaccine protects against severe tuberculosis (TB) in children, its effect against adult TB is questionable. Furthermore, it is not known if HIV co-infection modifies the effect of BCG....
http://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=./journal.pcbi.
Certain theories suggest that it should be difficult or impossible to eradicate a vaccine-preventable disease under voluntary vaccination: Herd immunity implies that the individual incentive to...
BACKGROUND: Patient identification within and between health services is an operational challenge in many resource-limited settings. When following HIV risk groups for service provision and in the...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
On October 27, 2010, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved updated recommendations for the use of quadrivalent (serogroups A, C, Y, and W-135) meningococcal conjugate...
Helen Clark
On the 20th anniversary of the 1993 World Development Report (WDR),1 the report of the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health reaffirms that investing in health is a strategic investment with...
Alexander W. Kay, Catherine A. Blish
The BCG vaccine is often derided for the lack of efficacy in preventing Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and pulmonary disease in adults. However, BCG vaccine remains a highly effective and...
Dean Jamison et al.
Dean Jamison, Prabhat Jha, Ramanan Laxminarayan, and Toby Ord identify five top priorities in the fight against infectious disease. The most important of these is malaria treatment. There is a rapid...
The Global Fund
This document provides a detailed set of indicators and tools to help programme managers better monitor their performance and strengthen their health systems, especially in dealing with HIV,...