Nationally representative household survey that provides data for wide range of monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population, health and nutrition.

The WHO website provides a list of certain diseases for which vaccines are available, and a list of some pathogens for which vaccines and/or monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are in development. For each disease or pathogen, a link is provided to a...

Communities at risk of non- and under-vaccination are often characterized by poverty, lack of access to health care and other basic services, civil/political unrest, poor sanitation practices, overcrowding, etc. In 2017, the Equity Reference...

Td (reduced diphtheria toxoid, ≥2–5 IU) vaccines are currently licensed for ages 7 years and older, but use of Td vaccine for ages 4 years and older would have advantages for immunization programs in many low- and middle-income countries. For...

You will find here 3 documents: 1- WHO/UNICEF Joint Communique – Replacement of TT with Td vaccine for dual protection 2- WHO/UNICEF GUIDANCE NOTE Ensuring Sustained Protection Against Diphtheria: Replacing TT with Td vaccine 3- Frequently...

This annex provides guidance on the use of serosurveys to estimate population immunity and monitor disease risk for tetanus. The aims of tetanus vaccination are 1) to achieve and sustain maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination (MNTE) and 2) to...

Neonatal tetanus (NT) is a major cause of mortality in developing countries, with over 400,000 deaths estimated to occur annually. WHO has adopted the goal of eliminating NT worldwide, and a major strategy for its prevention is the administration of...

An estimated 400,000 deaths occur annually from neonatal tetanus (NT). In 1989 WHO adopted the goal of eliminating NT as a public health problem worldwide. To achieve this, and to control non-neonatal tetanus (non-NT), WHO recommends that newborns...

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Updated Summary Tables - WHO Vaccination Recommendations

December 02nd 2021

Dear Colleagues, I would like to bring to your attention that the Summary Tables of WHO Routine Immunization Recommendations have been updated. The latest versions (No

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    Td vaccine in pregnancy

    February 27th 2019

    Dear TechNet members, Bhutan is using Tetanus-Diphtheria (Td) during pregnancy. Guidelines provide clear instruction for women who have no record of previous Td vaccination and those who ha

  • Country: Bhutan
  • Disease: Tetanus Diphtheria
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    Appropriate age for Td vaccine

    August 28th 2018

    Dear TechNet members, We would like to know the appropriate age for Td vaccine and whether what we are practising is right. As per the manufacturer’s leaflet (Serum Institute of India), T

  • Country: India Bhutan
  • Disease: Diphtheria Tetanus HIB
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    tetanus vaccine

    August 24th 2018

    1. How many doses (maximum) of tetanus doses is required in a ilfe time? 2. Is there a booster dose? 3. How many doses of tetanus is required after a cut injury?  With regards  Dr

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    Celebrating 20 years of immunization data collaboration between WHO and UNICEF

    July 23rd 2018

    Working together to unlock the lifesaving power of data 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of WHO and UNICEF’s Joint Reporting Form (JRF) on Immunization – a single form used by all countr

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  • Disease: Tuberculosis Tetanus Pertussis Measles Diphtheria Polio
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    [U.S.] National Center for Health Statistics releases data brief titled "Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2015

    July 11th 2017

    [U.S.] National Center for Health Statistics releases data brief titled "Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2015" The National Center for Health Statistics r

  • Country: United States
  • Disease: Tetanus Influenza
  • Coverage monitoring Data quality
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    Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization October 2016 meeting report

    December 05th 2016

    The SAGE October 2016 meeting report has been published in the WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record. SAGE reviewed relevant data and evidence, advised and made recommendations on various complex and c

  • Organisation: Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE)
  • Disease: Polio Hepatitis B Tetanus Yellow fever Rubella Measles Human papillomavirus
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    Global routine vaccination coverage, 2015 - Published last week

    November 22nd 2016

    Recentry published in MMWR: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6545a5.htm and WER:

  • Organisation: UNICEF WHO
  • Disease: Tetanus Rubella Rotavirus Pertussis Measles Influenza Haemophilus influenzae Hepatitis B Diphtheria Polio HIB
  • Coverage monitoring
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    The burden of proof -- refocusing on documented evidence of vaccination history in coverage surveys

    October 26th 2016

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  • Disease: Yellow fever Tetanus Rotavirus Pertussis Measles Influenza Haemophilus influenzae Hepatitis B Diphtheria Polio HIB
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