Inequalities in infant vaccination coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic: A population-based study in Peru
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The impact of COVID-19 and catch-up strategies on routine childhood vaccine coverage trends in Latin America: A systematic literature review and database analysis
Globally, an estimated 23 million children missed vaccination in 2020 due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This article analyzes vaccination coverage trends and catch-up strategies/recommendations implemented in Latin America...
Current live, oral rotavirus vaccines (LORVs) are reducing severe diarrhea in all settings, but they are not as effective in places with the highest burden. Alternative approaches in advanced clinical development include injectable next-generation...
Improving immunization data quality in Peru and Mexico: Two case studies highlighting challenges and lessons learned
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),...
- Category: Data
- Country: Peru, Mexico
- Organisation: Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP)
Efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety of a 9-valent human papillomavirus vaccine in Latin American girls, boys, and young women
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...
- Category: Vaccines & delivery devices
- Country: Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile
The synchronized introduction of the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) and the switch from trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV) to bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) has constituted an effort without precedents, and with astonishing results. Within the...
- Category: Programme management
- Country: Venezuela Bolivarian Republic Of, Uruguay, United States, Turks And Caicos Islands, Trinidad And Tobago, Suriname, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Puerto Rico, Peru, Paraguay, Panama, Nicaragua, Montserrat, Mexico, Martinique, Jamaica, Honduras, Haiti, Guyana, Guatemala, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Cuba, Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile, Cayman Islands, Canada, Brazil, Bolivia Plurinational State Of, Bermuda, Belize, Barbados, The Bahamas, Aruba, Argentina, Antigua And Barbuda, Anguilla
- Organisation: WHO
Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children morbidity and mortality in Peru: Time series analyses
Abstract Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading cause of bacterial pneumonia, meningitis and sepsis in children worldwide. Despite available evidence on pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) impact on pneumonia hospitalizations in children, studies...
- Category: Service delivery
- Country: Peru
A cost-effectiveness analysis of a 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children in six Latin American countries
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...
There is little information about vaccine schedule compliance in very-low-birth-weight infants in developing countries. The aim of the study was to describe the compliance with the vaccine schedule among this population in Lima, Peru.
- Category: Service delivery
- Country: Peru
PAHO has released a new Article: Improving immunization data quality in Peru and Mexico: Two case studies highlighting challenges and lessons learned
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