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Introducing VPD surveillance, conducting VPD Surveillance, VPD data, quality, the role of VPD surveillance in outbreaks, introduction to disease specific standards, followed by an overview of how to...
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
Parmi les cibles fixées dans le Plan d’action mondial pour les vaccins 2011-2020 figurait l’élimination de la rubéole dans 5 des 6 Régions de l’OMS à l’horizon 2020, et l’OMS...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011–2020 included a target to achieve elimination of rubella in at least 5 of the 6 WHO regions by 2020, and WHO recommends capitalizing on the accelerated measles...
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
This dropbox link contains videos on how to make combo, scatter and bubble charts. All of these are useful data visualization techniques when conducting a triangulation analysis. The link also...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This dropbox link contains videos on how to make combo, scatter and bubble charts. All of these are useful data visualization techniques when conducting a triangulation analysis. The link also...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document is a global strategy for comprehensive vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) surveillance. It promotes the development of high-functioning surveillance systems that are: - Comprehensive,...
BID Initiative
In this webinar, the presenter shared lessons learned from Burkina Faso’s experience in improving the quality of immunization and surveillance data for Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) target...
BID Initiative
In this webinar, the presenter walked the audience through the Zimbabwe Expanded Program on Immunization (ZEPI) and offered a brief background and historical perspective. The speaker shared lessons...
WHO Regional Office for Europe
This publication provides guidance and inspiration for optimizing communication of immunization data. It covers a range of topics including identifying the objective and target audience, shaping the...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Results of clinical testing obtained from laboratories or testing sites at or near the point of care must be as accurate as possible as they have a direct impact on care and treatment, prevention,...
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO website for NUVI - Resources for monitoring and surveillance.
World Health Organization (WHO)
The goal of the laboratory network is to strengthen the performance of laboratories in support of immunization programmes.
World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Global Framework for Immunization Monitoring and Surveillance was developed by WHO and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in response to the need for timely and...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document provides background data regarding safety concerns of rotavirus vaccines and presents guidelines for routine post-marketing surveillance to assess the safety of rotavirus vaccines, with...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This module explains how to collect and report data for the monitoring of immunization services and the surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases and adverse events following immunization (AEFI)....
World Health Organization (WHO)
With the previous edition of Immunization in Practice (IIP) having been translated and used throughout the world, we realized the tremendous responsibility we had when we embarked on this new...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Since 2010, the Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) A conjugate vaccine is being introduced on a large scale in countries of the African meningitis belt. It is expected that this vaccination programme will...
Minal K Patel, Walter A Orenstein
Background: Despite improvements in reported coverage of measles-containing vaccine (MCV) and progress towards elimination of measles, 172 939 measles cases were reported worldwide in 2017....
Edited by Adam L. Cohen et al.
Vaccine has published a supplement entitled “Rotavirus Surveillance, Safety, and Economic Data before Vaccine Introduction: a Global Perspective from the World Health Organization Global Rotavirus...
Hossain A, Politi C, Mandalia N, Cohen AL
Despite the importance of vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) surveillance, little is known about the costs of monitoring disease. We used Comprehensive Multi-Year Plans for Immunization (cMYPs) -...
UNICEF
Appendix 15 Dissemination Presentation Template - Temperature monitoring studies
Lemos, Daniele Rocha Queiroz et al.
To propose and test a model for analyzing municipalities’ level of risk of reintroduction and transmission of the measles virus in the post-elimination period in the Americas. Methods. An...
Bonkoungou IJO et al.
BACKGROUND: Burkina Faso was one of the first African nations to introduce pentavalent rotavirus vaccine (RV5, RotaTeq) into its national immunization program in October 2013. We describe the impact...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The WHO Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Public Health Surveillance is the first international framework of its kind, it fills an important gap. The goal of the guideline development project was to...
Dabbagh et al.
In 2012 the Global Vaccine Action Plan* established a goal to achieve measles and rubella elimination in five of the six World Health Organization (WHO) regions (194 countries) by 2020 (1). Measles...
Williams WW, Lu PJ, O\'Halloran A, Kim DK, Grohskopf LA, Pilishvili T, Skoff TH, Nelson NP, Harpaz R, Markowitz LE, Rodriguez-Lainz A, Fiebelkorn AP
PROBLEM/CONDITION: Overall, the prevalence of illness attributable to vaccine-preventable diseases is greater among adults than among children. Adults are recommended to receive vaccinations...
Noam H Arzt
This article focuses on the requirements and current developments in clinical decision support technologies for immunizations (CDSi) in both the public health and clinical communities, with an...
William Mwengee et al.
Introduction Since the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988, there has been a tremendous progress in the reduction of cases of poliomyelitis. The world is on the verge...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Developed jointly by WHO and UNCIEF, the \"Immunization Coverage Data\" course will help all partners and staff working to support immunization with the knowledge needed to make the best use of...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Developed jointly by WHO and UNICEF, the \"Immunization Coverage Data\" course will help all partners and staff working to support immunization with the knowledge needed to make the best use of...
Claudia Pagliari & Santosh Vijaykumar
Managing the global threat of Zika requires innovative solutions. This article examines the potential of Digital Participatory Surveillance to support the management of global disease outbreaks by...
Catherine Bruckner & Francesco Checchi
Fragile states are home to a sixth of the world\'s population, and their populations are particularly vulnerable to infectious disease outbreaks. Timely surveillance and control are essential to...
Mohammad Ali et al.
Cholera is an important public health problem worldwide. Although most cholera infections are not detected, large cholera outbreaks, such as those seen in Haiti,1 Viet Nam2 and Zimbabwe3 in recent...
Kamala Thriemer et al.
Entering data on case report forms and subsequently digitizing them in electronic media is the traditional way to maintain a record keeping system in field studies. Direct data entry using an...
Bassey Enya Bassey et al.
The last case of wild polio virus transmission occurred in Akwa Ibom state in October 2001; however, combination high routine immunization coverage with OPV, high quality AFP surveillance, mass...
Paul V Effler, Gregory Leeb, Candice Leeb, Alan Leeb, Ian J Peters, Annette K Regan
To assess the performance of SmartVax, a prototypic active monitoring system for adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) using short message service (SMS) text messages and clinical data...
Balcha G. Masresha et al.
In 2008, the 46 member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) African Region (AFR) adopted a measles preelimination goal to reach by the end of 2012 with the following targets: 1) >98%...
Cassidy, Christine, MacDonald, Noni E, Steenbeek, Audrey, Ortiz, Justin R, Zuber, Patrick L F, Top, Karina A
Strengthening antenatal care as a platform for maternal immunization is a priority of the World Health Organization (WHO). Systematic surveillance for adverse events following immunization (AEFI) in...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) (1), viral hepatitis case-reports are received electronically from U.S....
Pierluigi Lopalco, Eleonora Agricola, Elisabetta Pandolfi, Angelo D’Ambrosio, Francesco Gesualdo, Alberto E. Tozzi
In order to successfully control and eliminate vaccine-preventable infectious diseases, an appropriate vaccine coverage has to be achieved and maintained. This task requires a high level of effort as...
A.M. Alguacil-Ramos, J.A. Lluch-Rodrigo, E. Pastor-Villalba, J. Diez-Domingo, A. Portero-Alonso, T.M. Garrigues-Pelufo, J. Muelas-Tirado
The surveillance of vaccine safety is an essential requirement in vaccination programmes. Computerized immunization registries such as the Vaccination Information System (SIV) of Valencian Community...
Ramírez-Ramírez, Lilia L, Gel, Yulia R, Thompson, Mary, de Villa, Eileen, McPherson, Matt
In this paper we discuss the SIMID tool for simulation of the spread of infectious disease, enabling spatio-temporal visualization of the dynamics of influenza outbreaks. SIMID is based on modern...
E Anis et al.
The last widespread circulation of wild poliovirus in Israel was 25 years ago, resulting in a national outbreak with cases of permanent paralytic polio [3]. The major difference between the 1988...
Brian Greenwood
For over 100 years, large epidemics of meningococcal meningitis have occurred every few years in areas of the African Sahel and sub-Sahel known as the African meningitis belt. Until recently, the...
Heidi J Larson et al.
The intensity, spread, and effects of public opinion about vaccines are growing as new modes of communication speed up information sharing, contributing to vaccine hesitancy, refusals, and disease...
Zhifang Wang et al.
The reported coverage of the measles–rubella (MR) or measles–mumps–rubella (MMR) vaccine is greater than 99.0% in Zhejiang province. However, the incidence of measles, mumps, and rubella...
Matthew F. Daley et al.
In this safety surveillance study of more than 200,000 DTaP–IPV vaccine recipients, there was no evidence of increased risk for any of the pre-specified adverse events monitored. Continued...
Muchekeza M et al.
The outpatient surveillance system in Kwekwe district reported 86 AEFI cases in 2009. No surveillance forms were completed for these cases. This study was therefore conducted to identify reasons for...
B. Mao et al.
Significant gaps in immunity to polio, measles, and rubella may exist in adults in Cambodia and threaten vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) elimination and control goals, despite high childhood...
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...
Jilian A Sacks et al.
An informatics system consisting of a mobile health application and business intelligence software was used for collecting and analyzing Ebola contact tracing data. This system offered potential to...
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...
Dorothea Matysiak-Klosea, Thorsten Rieck, Ole Wichmann, Anja Takla
The researchers aimed to quantify progress towards measles elimination in Germany from 2007 to 2011 and to estimate any potential underreporting over this period. They conclude that Germany is still...
Yuval Barak-Correna & Ben Y. Reis
Tracking the progress of vaccination campaigns is a challenging and important public health need. Examining a recent Polio outbreak in the Middle East, the researchers show that novel methods...
Stanley K Diamenu et al.
The use of the protection-at birth (PAB) method to assess tetanus-diphtheria (Td) vaccination status of mothers in the routine immunization program is not yet introduced in Ghana. PAB is rather...
Fenner, Frank et all
The definitive history of the worlds most triumphant achievement in medicine and public health. In 31 chapters, this monumental work recounts the history of one of humanity\'s worst diseases, moving...
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...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The document provides information for Ministries of Health and hospital sentinel sites on why and how to determine the denominator of at-risk children <5 years of age and rate of meningitis...
Kristine Macartney, Nicholas Wood, Nigel Crawford, Christopher Blyth, Tom Snelling, Darren Westphal, Annette Regan, Alan Leeb, Patrick Cashman, Alexis Pillsbury
Increased febrile reactions in Australian children from one influenza vaccine brand in 2010 diminished confidence in influenza immunisation, highlighting the need for improved vaccine safety...
Pradeep Ray, Anthony B. Zwi, Glen Mola, Sundar Ramamurthy, Siddhartha Datta, Alexander Rosewell, Rosheila Dagina, Heather Randall, Berry Ropa, Sibauk Bieb, Samuel Hurim, C. Raina MacIntyre
The health care system in Papua New Guinea is fragile, and surveillance systems infrequently meet international standards. To strengthen outbreak identification, health authorities piloted a mobile...
Nakalembe M, Mirembe F, Banura C
Currently, there is limited data on the immunogenicity and efficacy of human papillomavirus vaccines in Low and Middle income countries (LMIC). The review aims to summarize the current status from...
Jennie Lavine et al.
Whooping cough, caused by B. pertussis and B. parapertussis, has increased in incidence throughout much of the developed world since the 1980s despite high vaccine coverage, causing an increased risk...
P.V. Effler, P.C. Richmond, D.B. Mak, L. Tracey, C.C. Blyth, A.K. Regan
OBJECTIVES: In 2013, the Follow-up and Active Surveillance of Trivalent Influenza Vaccine in Mums (FASTMum) program began using short message service (SMS) to collect adverse event information in...
Gladstone RA et al.
Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important pathogen worldwide. Accurate sampling of S. pneumoniae carriage is central to surveillance studies before and following conjugate vaccination programmes to...
Shimabukuro, Tom T, Nguyen, Michael, Martin, David, DeStefano, Frank
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conduct post-licensure vaccine safety monitoring using the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System...
W R Bowie, Julie A. Bettinger, Anne E. McCarthy, B L Coleman, Gaston De Serres, I Rouleau, James D. Kellner, L Valiquette, M C Gariépy, Otto G. Vanderkooi, S A McNeil
In 2011 and 2012, a nationwide Canadian vaccine safety surveillance network rapidly collected safety data from healthcare workers (HCW) during the first weeks of the annual influenza vaccination...
Coloma, Preciosa M, Becker, Benedikt, Sturkenboom, Miriam C J M, van Mulligen, Erik M, Kors, Jan A
INTRODUCTION: There is growing interest in whether social media can capture patient-generated information relevant for medicines safety surveillance that cannot be found in traditional...
Prof Peter B McIntyre et al.
Three bacteria—Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Neisseria meningitidis—account for most acute bacterial meningitis. Measurement of the effect of protein-polysaccharide...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
In 1988, the World Health Assembly launched the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) and, in 2012, declared the completion of polio eradication a programmatic emergency for global public health...