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
Although rare, invasive meningococcal disease remains an important cause of mortality and morbidity in children and young adults. Vaccines have been successfully introduced to help protect against meningococcal disease caused by serogroups A, C, W...
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
In 2008, a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) was introduced into the routine childhood immunization program in Uruguay, with a 2+1 schedule. In 2010, PCV13 replaced PCV7, and the same 2+1 schedule was used. The effect of these...
Starting in the late 1980s, many Latin American countries began social sector reforms to alleviate poverty, reduce socioeconomic inequalities, improve health outcomes, and provide financial risk protection. In particular, starting in the 1990s,...
OBJECTIVE: The nominal registration system of Uruguay's national immunization program (NIP) tracks administered vaccines on a paper form filled out after each vaccination and collated into a national database- thus allowing for individual follow-up....
You are invited to the launching of the manual Designing and Implementing Gridded Population Surveys, a manual with step-by-step tutorials for survey practitioners - See flyer to regis
Dear Colleagues, Paper immunization registers and register books are critical components of health information systems (HIS) for immunization programs across the globe. Even as many HIS for immuniz
[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, o
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