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Disease: Polio

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Adult Vaccination Resources Library

This online library gathers resources specifically related to adult immunization, providing healthcare providers and the general public with access to relevant resources that can be used in a clinic setting or for individual education. It includes …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Advancing Novel Oral Polio Vaccines: Planning for Long-Term Protection Against Polio Resurgence

This fact sheet provides an overview of the novel oral polio vaccine program, a consortium of PATH and partners that are working to advance novel vaccine candidates that will enable complete eradication and minimize the risk of polio making a …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2018

Assessing the Potency of Oral Polio Vaccine Kept Outside of the Cold Chain During a National Immunization Campaign in Chad

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study of the potency of monovalent oral polio vaccine type 3 kept at ambient temperatures during a polio immunization campaign in Chad. The results of the study show that post-campaign laboratory …

Author: Zipursky S, Boualam L, Cheikh DO, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Beyond Eradication: The United States’ Role in Sustaining Public Health Gains Achieved Through Polio Programs

This report provides analysis and policy recommendations for the US government to protect the public health gains made as a result of polio eradication through technical and financial resources.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access

This web page provides information about the work of PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access, which brings together expertise across every stage of vaccine research, development, and introduction to make lifesaving vaccines globally …

Author: PATH

Challenges Faced by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

After the World Health Assembly resolved in 1988 to eradicate wild poliovirus (WPV) transmission globally by 2000, dramatic progress in reducing polio cases and increasing the number of countries that interrupted indigenous WPV transmission was …

Author: Wassilak S, Orenstein W

Publication date: 2010

Characterization and Standardization of Sabin Based Inactivated Polio Vaccine: Proposal for a New Antigen Unit for Inactivated Polio Vaccines

To prepare for the post-eradication period of polio and meet expected demand for inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), the production capacity of wild-type IPV needs to increase. However, the strains used for this process require stringent containment …

Author: Westdijk J, Brugmans D, Martin J, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Communication for Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization: Checklists and Easy Reference Guides

This document provides a collection of checklists that serve as a quick-reference communications and social mobilization guide on aspects of routine immunization and disease surveillance, in addition to supplementary immunization for polio …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, US Agency for International Development

Publication date: 2002

Cost of Goods Sold and Total Cost of Delivery for Oral and Parenteral Vaccine Packaging Formats

Despite limitations of glass packaging for vaccines, the industry has been slow to implement alternative formats. Polymer containers may address many of these limitations, however their ability to achieve cost of goods sold (COGS) and total cost of …

Author: Sedita J, Perrella S, Morio M, et al.

Publication date: 2018

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition: Volume 2. Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

This book focuses on maternal conditions, childhood illness, and malnutrition. Specifically, the chapters address acute illness and undernutrition in children, principally under age five. Of particular interest may be chapters 9, 10, and 19, which …

Author: Black RE, Laxminarayan R, Temmerman M, Walker N, eds.

Publication date: 2016

Diseases and the Vaccines That Prevent Them: For Parents of Infants and Young Children (Birth Through Age 6)

This series of fact sheets describes symptoms of infection as well as the benefits and risk of vaccination for 14 diseases, specifically for vaccines recommended for children from birth through the age of six years. Each fact sheet include an …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Economic Case for Eradicating Polio

This report outlines the benefits of polio eradication using updated cost inputs that underlie the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 by establishing three core economic arguments for continued investment in polio eradication.

Author: Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Effect of Multiple, Simultaneous Vaccines on Polio Seroresponse and Associated Health Outcomes

This article, published in Vaccine, compared vaccination with inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) alone or simultaneously with one other vaccine to vaccination with IPV and four other vaccines among adults in the United States military. The results …

Author: Broderick MP, Oberste MS, Moore D, Romero-Steiner S, Hansen CJ, Faix DJ

Publication date: 2014

Ending Polio

This fact sheet provides an overview of the Global Polio Eradication Initative's achievements in reducing polio and ways to address risks to polio eradication. It explains the current status of polio eradication, how to protect the progress made, …

Author: Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Publication date: 2019

Evaluating the Cost Per Child Vaccinated With Full Versus Fractional-Dose Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine

This article, published in Vaccine: X, reports the results of a study that estimated the cost per vaccinated child of delivering full-dose compared to fractional-dose inactivated poliovirus vaccine (fIPV) in routine and campaign settings. The …

Author: Mvundura M, Hsu JS, Frivold C, et al.

Publication date: 2019

The Final Phase of Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategies for the Post-Eradication Era

This supplemental issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases features over 60 original research articles that focus on six aspects of polio eradication—acceleration of eradication; regional and country experiences; epidemiologic, virologic, and …

Author: Cochi SL, Jafari HS, Armstrong GL, et al., eds.

Publication date: 2014

Fractional Dose IPV

This web page presents the background information, programmatic considerations, implementation experiences, and training materials available related to the fractional dose administration of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV). This is a resource for …

Author: World Health Organization

Fractional Doses of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine in Oman

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, reports on a clinical trial comparing fractional doses of inactivated poliovirus vaccine administered intradermally with full doses of vaccine given intramuscularly, with respect to …

Author: Mohammed AJ, AlAwaidy S, Bawikar S, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Fragile Lives - Immunization at Risk

Hailed as "the greatest public health success story of all time," today childhood immunization faces obstacles never seen before. While immunization still saves three million young lives each year, millions more could be saved if there were enough …

Author: PATH, Barraclough Productions

Publication date: 2004

Global Polio Eradication

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) released a new six-year plan in 2012 that outlines steps to end polio transmission, help improve childhood immunization programs, and begin a worldwide polio vaccine transition. While the plan is …

Author: Center for Strategic and International Studies

Publication date: 2013

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