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MoH Pakistan
AMÉLIORATION DE LA COUVERTURE VACCINALE CONTRE LA COVID-19 PARMI LES POPULATIONS RÉFUGIÉES AU PAKISTAN
MoH Pakistan
Enhancing COVID-19 vaccination coverage among refugee populations in Pakistan
WHO Regional Office for Europe
Ukraine: Increasing demand of Covid-19 vaccine through training of healthcare professionals to be champions of the vaccine among their peers
Chima E. Onuekwe
Tanzania: Use of event-based vaccination to increase Covid-19 vaccination
Jorie Larson Nana
Cote d'Ivoire:Using rumor management system data to develop adaptive COVID- 19 vaccination strategies
Charlotte Mbuh​
Cote d'ivoire: Innovative and effective strategies of enhancing vaccine confidence and uptake and risk communication and community engagement with an emphasis on high-risk and vulnerable groups​
Dr Seydou Kabore & Dr Lassane Kabore
Burkina Faso: Innovative ways of reaching Covid-19 vaccine targets
Breakthrough ACTION
Burkina Faso: Awareness campaign to promote vaccination against COVID-19 with Reggae singer Sana Bob​
Breakthrough ACTION
Burkina Faso: Awareness campaign to promote vaccination against COVID-19 with Reggae singer Sana Bob​
Breakthrough ACTION
Burkina Faso: Awareness campaign to promote vaccination against COVID-19 with Reggae singer Sana Bob​
JSI
Ethiopia: Enhanced advocacy and social mobilization and use of mixed service delivery strategies to increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccination in an urban setting
Ethiopia Red Cross Society
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Red Cross Society Covid-19 immunization response
Sofia de Almeida
ESARO: Addressing gender related challenges for Covid-19 vaccination
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document brings together a range of resources to provide an overview of the global policies, potential interventions and strategies related to the integration of immunization services. It also...
Teshome S et al.
Shanchol™, a WHO-prequalified oral cholera vaccine (OCV), has been used to control endemic cholera in Asia, as well as in emergencies and outbreaks elsewhere. The vaccine has not been used by...
Ropero Alvarez et al.
This report covers the background and evolution of Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA), an initiative that started as a coordinated response to a 2002 measles outbreak in Colombia and Venezuela,...
Tesfaye B. Erbeto, Sisay G. Tegegn, Rui G Vaz, Richard Banda, Peter Nsubuga, Pascal Mkanda, Kebba Touray, Faisal Shuaib, Andrew Etsano
INTRODUCTION Nigeria is among the 3 countries in which polio remains endemic. The country made significant efforts to reduce polio transmission but remains challenged by poor-quality campaigns and...
Sara Boccalini, Angela Bechini, Alessio Signori, Stefano Carozzo, Lucia Arata, Daniela Amicizia , Giancarlo Icardi, Paolo Bonanni, Roberto Gasparini, Alexander Domnich, Donatella Panatto
BACKGROUND The recently launched Pneumo Rischio eHealth project, which consists of an app, a website, and social networking activity, is aimed at increasing public awareness of invasive pneumococcal...
Empower School of Health
This is Empower School of Health\'s Annual Training Calendar for 2017 for all public health organizations who wish to attend capacity building trainings in the year 2017. They can plan their schedule...
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...
Rainey JJ et al.
BACKGROUND: A national campaign was conducted in Haiti in 2007-2008 to vaccinate all children and adolescents aged 1-19 years with measles-rubella vaccine in support of achieving the Region of the...
The health needs of children and adolescents in humanitarian emergencies are critical to the success of relief efforts and reduction in mortality. Measles has been one of the major causes of child...
Iza Ciglenecki et al.
The number of reported cholera cases worldwide, as well as the frequency and scale of cholera epidemics, are increasing [1]. Traditional prevention measures, which focus on provision of safe water...
Stéphane Verguet et al.
Background The Measles & Rubella Initiative, a broad consortium of global health agencies, has provided support to measles-burdened countries, focusing on sustaining high coverage of routine...
Teng- Jessica E, Thomson- Dana R, Lascher- Jonathan S, Raymond- Max & Ivers- Louise C
BACKGROUND: In mass vaccination campaigns- large volumes of data must be managed efficiently and accurately. In a reactive oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign in rural Haiti during an ongoing...
Messeret E. Shibeshi et al.
In seven southern African countries (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe), following implementation of a measles mortality reduction strategy starting in 1996,...
K.E. Wiley et al.
These data suggest that the greatest potential impact of pertussis vaccination of adults to prevent severe disease in young infants comes from vaccinating mothers, followed by fathers, with...
Limper HM et al.
School-located vaccination (SLV) has a long history in the United States and has successfully contributed to lower morbidity and mortality due to vaccine-preventable diseases.1 Historically, SLV...
Simons et al.
The findings suggest that the goal of reducing measles mortality by 90% from 2000 to 2010 has not yet been met. This conclusion was sustained under all alternative scenarios we assessed. Estimated...
Thomas Abraham
The study looks at the polio eradication campaign and observes how though initially polio eradication was to be carried out in ways which strengthened the EPI, health infrastructure, and primary...
Jos Vandelaer & Marianne Olaniran
Vaccines, such as HPV vaccine, are increasingly administered to school-age children, and school-based immunization is an approach that can be used to reach these children. Limited information has...
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...
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....
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...
Saeterdal I et al.
This review provides limited evidence that interventions aimed at communities to inform and educate about early childhood vaccination may improve attitudes towards vaccination and probably increase...
Bruce Y. Lee et al.
Although the substantial burdens of rotavirus and pneumococcal disease have motivated many countries to consider introducing the rotavirus vaccine (RV) and heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...
Andromachi Karachaliou, Andrew J. K. Conlan, Marie-Pierre Preziosi, Caroline L. Trotter
Following MenAfriVac introduction at high uptake, the model predicts excellent short-term disease control. With no subsequent immunization, strong resurgences in disease incidence were predicted...
Sandra Mounier-Jack et al.
The study seeks to evaluate the impact of the meningococcal A (MenA) vaccine introduction in Mali through mass campaigns on the routine immunization program and the wider health system.It concludes...
Ibrahim SH et al.
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare disorder in the developed world. However, an upsurge has been seen lately in our part of the world owing to inadequate measles immunization...
PATH and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
To aid decision-makers interested in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction or scale-up, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and PATH completed the first comprehensive review of...
Katie Attwella & Melanie Freemana
This paper presents results of a study determining the efficacy of a values based approach to changing vaccination attitudes. It reports an evaluation survey of the “I Immunise” campaign,...
Xiexiu Wang et al.
Highlights •Despite a gradual decline in reported measles cases, outbreaks continue to occur. •Males were more likely than females to acquire measles, especially among very young...
Halkyer P et al.
Over 3 weeks in 2006, 3826083 persons were vaccinated against rubella during a national immunization campaign in Bolivia. This campaign was the largest mass immunization campaign ever conducted in...
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....
Sundar S. Shrestha et al.
Pediatric vaccine stockpiles have been in place in the U.S. since 1983 to address the potential disruption in supply of routine pediatric vaccines. Increases in the number of vaccines recommended for...
Metcalf CJ et al.
Measles vaccination is estimated to have averted 13·8 million deaths between 2000 and 2012. Persisting heterogeneity in coverage is a major contributor to continued measles mortality, and a barrier...
Vanina Laurent-Ledru et al.
The vaccinology landscape has changed, with national authorities now being increasingly accountable to new stakeholders such as health insurers, regional regulatory bodies, the media, and civil...
Thompson KM et al.
Population immunity depends on the dynamic levels of immunization coverage that countries achieve over time and any transmission of viruses that occur within the population that induce immunity. In...
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...
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
This compendium of articles published in the Immunization Newsletter, since its creation in 1979, comes to serve as a unique anthology of the EPI in the Americas. It bears witness to milestones in...
John Haskew et al.
Use of mobile information technology may aid collection of real-time, standardised data to inform and improve decision-making for polio programming and response. The researchers utilised...
IN Onyeka et al.
Routine immunization coverage is low in some States in Nigeria and contributes to the transmission of wild poliovirus. Anambra State has been polio-free since 2004. However, the risk of importation...
S Bhattacharya
This article examines the multifaceted structures and complex operations of the World Health Organization and its regional offices; it also reassesses the form and the workings of the global smallpox...
Emmanuel Abanida, Sue Gerber, David E Sugerman, Randall R Young, Fadinding Manneh, Paul Chenoweth, Adamu Nuhu, Victoria M Gammino, Alex Gasasira
The application of geospatial data to public health problems has expanded significantly with increased access to low-cost handheld global positioning system (GPS) receivers and free programs for...
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...
Luman- Elizabeth T, Cairns- K Lisa, Perry- Robert, Dietz- Vance & Gittelman- David
This article describes the intended use of Rapid Coverage Monitoring tool, and some of the ways in which it has been misused for unintended purposes.
Melissa G. Corkum, Nasra Ali, James Kisia, Caleb Chemirmir, Collins W. Tabu, William B. Mbabazi,, Gene L. Bartley
BACKGROUND: To achieve a measles free world, effective communication must be part of all elimination plans. The choice of communication approaches must be evidence based, locally appropriate,...
Gerald W. Gabor, Thomas R. Maerz, Matthew J. Verdon, Daniel J. Hopfensperger, Stephanie L. Schauer, Jeffrey P. Davis
In 2009- a monovalent H1N1 influenza (H1N1) vaccine was manufactured in response to the pandemic of 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus infection that emerged earlier in the year. The overall allocation of...
David L. Buckeridge, Christopher A. Sikora, Natasha S. Crowcroft, Faron Kolbe, Julie A. Bettinger, Maryse Guay, Shelley L. Deeks, Michael Finkelstein, Sherman D. Quan, Julie Foisy, Susan Quach, Jennifer A. Pereira, Christine L. Heidebrecht, Jeffrey C. Kwong
OBJECTIVES: A critical component of the 2009 H1N1 vaccination campaign was the collection of immunization data at the point of care. To meet reporting requirements and to ensure timely availability...
Ana Morice, Teresa Cristina Segatto, Marcos Aurélio de Souza, Samia Abdul Samad, Antonia Maria da Silva Teixeira, Brendan Flannery
OBJECTIVE: To describe an adapted version of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) methodology for rapid monitoring of vaccination coverage and its use as a supervisory tool to guide...
Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Rajib Dasgupta
This article argues that a detailed examination of factors contributing to the development of complex structures and strategies for smallpox eradication in South Asia in the 1970s can provide...
Hameed Kashan, Anastasiia Nurzhynska
Ghana: Use of an online communication campaign to address vaccine hesitancy caused by misinformation from social media