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Introduction The Global Vaccine Action Plan and the Regional Immunization Action Plan of the Americas call for countries to improve immunization data quality. Immunization information systems, particularly electronic immunization registries (EIRs),...

Three highly effective vaccines are available to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, and they have been introduced in many countries around the world. This article describes advances and challenges in introducing HPV vaccines in the...

Background: A 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV6/11/16/18/31/33/45/52/58; 9vHPV) vaccine was developed to expand coverage of the previously developed quadrivalent (HPV6/11/16/18; qHPV) vaccine. Methods: Efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety outcomes...

BACKGROUND: Recent outbreaks of measles in the Americas have received news and popular attention, noting the importance of vaccination to population health. To estimate the potential increase in immunization coverage and reduction in days at risk...

BACKGROUND: A recently developed 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable H influenzae protein D-conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) is expected to afford protection against more than two thirds of isolates causing IPD in children in Latin America, and also...

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 were introduced in Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Coast...

Vaccination coverage surveys - Publication abstract:Objective. To assess vaccination coverage of children and adolescents. Materials and methods. Study based on National Health and Nutrition Survey 2012. Results. Coverage in <1 year old infants...

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 occur annually among children aged 1). After two...

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New WHA resolution on access to Medicines and Vaccines

May 29th 2019

Dear All, So pleased to share the great news that yesterday, the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution on improving the transparency of markets for medicines, vaccines and other health

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    PAHO has released a new Article: Improving immunization data quality in Peru and Mexico: Two case studies highlighting challenges and lessons learned

    November 08th 2018

    PAHO has released a new Article: Improving immunization data quality in Peru and Mexico: Two case studies highlighting challenges and lessons learned. Available here: 

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    Summary of GVAP session at the WHO 138th Executive Board

    February 02nd 2016

    Twenty-three speakers including 21 representatives from Member States (i.e. 15[2]), and two civil society organizations[4] and took

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    Member States Delegates discuss progress towards global immunization goals at the 67th WHA

    May 27th 2014

    [b]Member States Delegates discuss progress towards global immunization goals at the World Health Assembly, May 2014[/b] [b]Fifty-four speakers including 50 representatives from Member States[1], o

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    2014 Health and Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) Professional Education Certificate series

    March 10th 2014

    The 2014 Health and Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) Professional Education Certificate series is open for registration. The course is appropriate for those already working in the Health and Humanitarian

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    GVAP to receive endorsement at World Health Assembly

    April 16th 2012

    [i]by Magda Robert and Laurie Werner, Decade of Vaccines Collaboration [/i] Over the past year, the Decade of Vaccines (DoV) Collaboration has been developing a Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). T

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    The global network for the post-marketing surveillance of vaccine

    February 16th 2012

    Cross-posted from the January 2012 issue of GIN with thanks. 31/01/2012 from Madhav Balakrishnan, WHO HQ The Global Network for Post-marketing Surveillance (PMS) of Vacc

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    How Accurate Weather Data Can Strengthen Logistics

    July 30th 2009

    [i]by Steve McCarney, PATH[/i] Chihuahua, Mexico, just south of the US border, is so predictably sunny, one hardly needs to consult a newspaper to predict the weather. Chances are it will be sunny

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    POST 01283E: IMPACT OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH

    June 20th 2008

    POST 01283E: IMPACT OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH 20 JUNE 2008 ******************************************* “Climate change can no longer be considered simply an environmental or developmental

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    POST 01131E : TEMPERATURE MONITORING DEVICES - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

    July 30th 2007

    POST 01131E : TEMPERATURE MONITORING DEVICES - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Follow-up on Post 01123E 30 July 2007 ____________________________________ In response to Idrissa Yalcouyé’

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