This article describes findings from a Missed Opportunities for Vaccination (MOV) assessment in Timor Leste and how the country has been implementing the updated World Health Organization MOV strategy to increase vaccination coverage and equity.
This analysis describes an innovative and successful approach to risk identification and mitigation in relation to the switch from trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine (OPV) in the 11 countries of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s)...
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 minimise the impact of these outbreaks, but little...
- Category: Service delivery
- Country: Zimbabwe, Togo, Timor Leste, Tajikistan, Sudan, Somalia, Solomon Islands, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome And Principe, Myanmar, Liberia, Haiti, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Congo, Comoros, Chad, Central African Republic, Burundi, Angola, Afghanistan
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 learn more about causality assessment.
This report, prepared by the Secretariat for the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan, serves as the basis for the independent review. As was the case in 2013 and 2014, this report reviews progress against each of the indicators in the...
- Category: Service delivery
- Country: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Yemen, Uruguay, Uganda, Tunisia, Timor Leste, Tajikistan, Sudan, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Korea South, Peru, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Nigeria, Niger, Nicaragua, Myanmar, Mongolia, Mali, Libya, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Jamaica, Iraq, Iran Islamic Republic Of, Indonesia, India, Haiti, Guinea, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Cote D Ivoire, Colombia, Chile, Chad, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Cambodia, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Benin, Bangladesh, Algeria, Afghanistan
The level of vaccination coverage in a given community depends on both service factors and the degree to which the public understands and trusts the immunization process. This article describes an approach that aims to raise awareness and boost...
Over the past several years, the development of new vaccines, along with global efforts to make them more available and affordable, has resulted in the introduction of lifesaving vaccines in low-resource countries around the world. From 2008 to...
Here is a summary of interventions made by country delegations during the GVAP discussion at the WHO Executive Board on 21 January. - A number of delegations mentioned the importance of including
[i]by Dmitri Davydov, UNICEF Supply Division and John Lloyd, PATH[/i] In partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Danish Technical University has begun a pro bono study o
[b]UPDATE ON MATERNAL NEONATAL TETANUS ELIMINATION AS OF OCTOBER 2010[/b] [b] [/b] [b] [/b]WHO/CHERG estimates for causes of child mortality show that Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) was responsib
Launched in 1999 by UNICEF, WHO, UNFPA and partners the MNT Elimination initiative has led to protection of more than 90 million women against tetanus in more than 45 countries through Supplemental Im