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The public health benefits of vaccination are clear. The World Health Organization estimates that, in 2008, more than 2.5 million deaths were prevented by vaccination.1 Immunization programmes have led to the eradication of smallpox, the elimination...
- Category: Service delivery
- Country: United States, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland, Switzerland, Sweden, Slovenia, Korea South, Norway, New Zealand, Japan, Italy, Iceland, Hungary, Germany, France, Finland, Denmark, China, Canada, Austria
As 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is introduced, children who began vaccination with 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) may complete their vaccination with PCV13. This open-label phase 3 study evaluated immunogenicity...
- Category: Vaccines & delivery devices
- Country: Sweden
Two consecutive randomized controlled pertussis booster trials in children initially vaccinated in infancy with an acellular vaccine: The first with a five-component Tdap vaccine to 5-year olds and the second with five- or monocomponent Tdap vaccines
Prior study children from a DTaP efficacy trial were recruited at ages 5 and 15 years to randomized booster trials addressing immunogenicity and reactogenicity; 475 preschool children received mixed or separate injections of a reduced antigen...
- Category: Service delivery
- Country: Sweden
SMS versus telephone interviews for epidemiological data collection: feasibility study estimating influenza vaccination coverage in the Swedish population.
This study compared the use of Short Message Service (SMS) on mobile phones and the use of telephone interviews in collecting self-reported data about influenza vaccination. Through random selection from the Swedish population registry- 2-400...
The Swedish Institute of Infectious Disease Control starts a registry for follow up of vaccination against human papillomavirus.
This article discusses the potential introduction of HPV vaccine in Sweden and its implications on the registries for recording doses administered.
Immunisation Information systems - Special issue of EUROSURVEILLANCE - April 2017
On 27 April 2017, EUROSURVEILLANCE dedicated a special issue to Immunisation Information Systems (in attachment) with a focus on experiences in the EU
Progress in NITAGs in WHO EURO region
As WHO and UNICEF are collecting the JRF for the year 2015, results are showing that there were still 11 countries (out of 53) in the WHO EURO Region declaring not to have a National Immunization T
The 2016 FIP Pharmacy Technician & Pharmacy Support Workforce Symposium, and Full Congress will be “a powerhouse for new projects and agreements”
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Poliomyelitis - Guidance on practices for polio prevention in refugees/displaced populations
I guess some of you would have followed recent developments around wild polio virus circulation in Syria where they are now clinical cases being reported. see http://www.who.int/csr/don/2013_10_29/en/
Hans Rosling on GAVI's targeted fight against poverty and disease
[i]Cross-posted from the GAVI Alliance website with thanks![/i] Professor Hans Rosling is a doctor and a professor of international health at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. At the GAVI Partner
The global network for the post-marketing surveillance of vaccine
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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POST 00541E : FIRST EVER DEBATE BETWEEN WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL CANDIDATES
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POST 00457E : GAVI UPDATE
POST 00457E : GAVI UPDATE 29 May 2002 __________________________________________ Hemanthi Dassanayake is sharing with us GAVI Update of 23 May 2002. If you have any information or modifications
POST 00435E : GAVI Update (resend)
POST 00435E :GAVI Update (resend) 14 March 2002 _________________________________________________ The last GAVI Update Posting (POST00434E) was truncated for obscure reasons. So here it is again c