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Delivering the Money: The Importance of Efficient Financial Flows for Vaccine Distribution

This policy paper explores the impact of adequate and reliable flows of funding all the way to the point of care as a critical component of effective immunization supply chains. It illuminates the root causes of funding flow challenges and …

Author: VillageReach, William Davidson Institute

Publication date: 2016

Delivering Vaccines: A Cost Comparison of In-Country Vaccine Transport Container Options

Project Optimize undertook a cost-comparison case study of five container options for vaccine transport from the national to the regional level in Senegal. This report may be used as a starting point for other country vaccine programs weighing …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Developing a Vision for Immunization Supply Systems in 2020: Landscape Analysis Summaries

Facilitated by project Optimize and conducted by a multidisciplinary group of partners, these landscape analyses highlight ongoing work related to five priority areas that comprise the vision for immunization supply systems in 2020. The analyses …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

The Development of Live, Attenuated Rotavirus Vaccines: A Manufacturer's Resource Guide

This guide is a compilation of publicly available information about the manufacturing process of rotavirus vaccines, and aims to provide a resource for manufacturers interested in developing and registering an attenuated, oral rotavirus vaccine. …

Author: PATH, GAVI Alliance

Publication date: 2006

Diarrheal Disease: Solutions to Defeat a Global Killer

Diarrheal Disease: Solutions to Defeat a Global Killer presents scientific evidence to support strategies to scale up use of interventions, including safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene, breastfeeding and optimal complementary feeding, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Diarrhoea: Why Children Are Still Dying and What Can Be Done

This joint report from the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) focuses attention on the prevention and management of diarrheal diseases. It examines the latest available information on the burden of childhood …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2009

Direct-Drive Solar Vaccine Refrigerators—A New Choice for Vaccine Storage

This evidence brief developed by project Optimize is directed toward supply chain managers in low- and middle-income countries and provides information about direct-drive solar refrigerators, which may be a good option for vaccine storage in areas …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, Second Edition

A comprehensive global health examination, this book contributes substantially to global initiatives to improve the health of all peoples by providing a multidisciplinary understanding of fundamental issues and challenges, as well as effective …

Author: Disease Control Priorities Project

Publication date: 2008

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

Disposal and Destruction of Syringes and Needles in Vietnam and the Philippines

The paper reports on a field trial of disposal and destruction methods (including autocombustion incinerators) in the two countries.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 1998

Domestic Refrigerators for Vaccine Storage in Tunisia: Conclusion and Recommendations

This project Optimize document summarizes a laboratory report on performance testing of four models of domestic refrigerators that are available on the Tunisian market. Project Optimize contracted the tests to demonstrate to the government the …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

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

Effects of Freezing on Vaccine Potency: Literature Review

This document provides a literature review of articles about the effects of freezing on vaccine potency of hepatitis B, tetanus toxoid, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccines. Also included is a review of stability data of these vaccines at …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2003

Ending Preventable Child Deaths From Pneumonia and Diarrhoea by 2025 – The Integrated Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD)

This report proposes a cohesive approach to ending preventable pneumonia and diarrhea deaths in children. It outlines a protect, prevent, and treat framework that integrates proven effective interventions for pneumonia and diarrhea, including the …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2013

Energy Harvesting Controls for Solar Direct-Drive Cooling Systems: A Laboratory Testing Report

Photovoltaic power generation (solar panels) can be a useful means to power equipment essential to storing, delivering, and supplying vaccines in settings where mains power is not available or is unreliable. This report presents the methods and …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2017

Enhancing Influenza Vaccine Development in Low-Resource Countries: Pandemic Preparedness Through Seasonal Sustainability

This report describes the challenges, successes, and outcomes of a nine-year project to enhance sustainable seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine development in low- and middle-income countries globally. PATH, in collaboration with the World …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2018

Evaluating HPV Vaccination Pilots: Practical Experience From PATH

From 2006 to 2011, PATH conducted human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination demonstration projects in India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam to provide evidence for decision-making about public-sector introduction of HPV vaccines. This report provides …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Evaluating the Sure Chill Long-Term Passive Device in Senegal: Field Evaluation Report

In remote locations, which often have high ambient temperatures and where there is no reliable power, it is a huge challenge to keep vaccines at a safe temperature for a sufficient length of time. This report summarizes the results of PATH’s field …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Evaluation of a Needle Remover Demonstration Project: A Study From Huong Khe District, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam

This report discusses the results of a six-month demonstration project in Huong Khe District, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam, to assess the acceptability, performance, and impact on waste disposal of a manual needle remover introduced at commune health …

Author: PATH; Vietnam National Immunization Program

Publication date: 2007

Evaluation of a Needle-Remover Device and Sharps Barrel in Health Posts in Senegal

This report presents the results of a study to evaluate the Balcan Mini-Destructor needle-remover device and the use of a sharps barrel in health posts in Senegal. The results indicated that the needle removers are acceptable and could bring about a …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2005

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