Immunization in the African Region of W.H.O.

Monday, 10th of September 2018 Print

Immunization in the African Region of W.H.O.

The Journal of Immunological Sciences has recently published a special issue devoted to immunization programmes in the African Region of the World Health Organization.

Readers with interests in measles and rubella may wish to consult items 1 through 7. Items 10 and 17 cover polio surveillance. Items 6, 14, 15 and 21 discuss routine immunization. Item 22 covers maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination, MNTE. Item 11 discusses hep B immunization. Items 9 and 11 discuss meningitis.

Good reading.

 

  1. 1.       The Impact of Recent Rubella Vaccine Introduction in 5 Countries in the African Region

Luce R. et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/the-impact-of-recent-rubella-vaccine-introduction-in-5-countries-in-the-african-region.pdf

 

  1. 2.       Introduction of the Second Dose of Measles Containing Vaccine in the Childhood Vaccination Programs within the WHO Africa Region – Lessons Learnt

Masresha B et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/introduction-of-the-second-dose-of-measles-containing-vaccine-in-the-childhood-vaccination-programs-within-the-who-africa-region-l.pdf

 

  1. 3.       Performance of National Measles Case-Based Surveillance Systems in the WHO African Region, 2012-2016

Masresha BG et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/performance-of-national-measles-casebased-surveillance-systems-in-the-who-african-region-2012--2016.pdf

 

  1. 4.       Measles Epidemiology in Ethiopia from 2006-2016: Predictors of High Measles Incidence from Surveillance Data analysis

Desta TK et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/measles-epidemiology-in-ethiopia-from-2006--2016-predictors-of-high-measles-incidence-from-surveillance-data-analysis.pdf

 

  1. 5.       Progress towards Measles Elimination in Nigeria: 2012-2016

Masresha B et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/progress-towards-measles-elimination-in-nigeria-2012--2016.pdf

 

  1. 6.       Status of Measles Elimination in Eleven Countries with High Routine Immunization Coverage in the WHO African Region

Masresha B et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/status-of-measles-elimination-in-eleven-countries-with-high-routine-immunisation-coverage-in-the-who-african-region.pdf

 

  1. 7.       Congenital Rubella Syndrome in the African Region – Data from Sentinel Surveillance

Masresha B et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/congenital-rubella-syndrome-in-the-african-region--data-from-sentinel-surveillance.pdf

 

  1. 8.       Five-year experience of African Vaccination Week implemented by the WHO Regional Office

Okeibunor J et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/fiveyear-experience-of-african-vaccination-week-implemented-by-the-who-regional-office.pdf

 

  1. 9.       Analysis of Death and Survival Factors associated with Childhood Bacterial Meningitis at a Reference Pediatric Hospital in Antananarivo, Madagascar

Mioramalala SA et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/analysis-of-death-and-survival-factors-associated-with-childhood-bacterial-meningitis-at-a-reference-pediatric-hospital-in-antanan.pdf

 

  1. 10.   Progress on the Implementation of Environmental Surveillance in the African Region, 2011-2016

Gumede N et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/progress-on-the-implementation-of-environmental-surveillance-in-the-african-region-20112016.pdf

 

  1. 11.   Implementing a Birth Dose of Hepatitis B in Africa: Findings from Assessments in 5 Countries

Moturi E et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/implementing-a-birth-dose-of-hepatitis-b-vaccine-in-africa-findings-from-assessments-in-5-countries.pdf

 

  1. 12.   Immunization and Vaccine Development: Progress towards High and Equitable Immunization Coverage in the Africa Region

Mihigo R et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/immunization-and-vaccine-development-progress-towards-high-and-equitable-immunization-coverage-in-the-africa-region.pdf

 

  1. 13.   Elimination of Epidemic Meningitis in the African Region: Progress to Date and Challenges

Fall A et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/elimination-of-epidemic-meningitis-in-the-african-region-progress-to-date-and-challenges.pdf

 

  1. 14.   Towards a Strategy for Reducing Missed Opportunities for Vaccination in Malawi: Implications of a Qualitative Health Facility Assessment

Okeibunor J. et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/towards-a-strategy-for-reducing-missed-opportunities-for-vaccination-in-malawi-implications-of-a-qualitative-health-facility-asses.pdf

 

  1. 15.   Efforts to Reach More Children with Effective Vaccines through Routine Immunization in the WHO African Region: 2013-2015

Anya B et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/efforts-to-reach-more-children-with-effective-vaccines-through-routine-immunization-in-the-who-african-region-20132015.pdf

 

  1. 16.   Delivery of Multiple Child and Maternal Health Interventions during Supplementary Immunization Campaign in Rwanda, 2013: Lessons Learnt

Sibomana H et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/delivery-of-multiple-child-and-maternal-health-interventions-during-supplementary-immunization-campaign-in-rwanda-2013-lessons-lea.pdf

 

  1. 17.   Strengthening the Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance Component of the Polio Eradication Intiative through Short Message Service (SMS) Reminders; Experience from Sokoto State, Nigeria 2014

Oluwasegun JA et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/strengthening-the-acute-flaccid-paralysis-afp-surveillance-component-of-the-polio-eradication-initiative-through-short-message-ser.pdf

 

  1. 18.   The Role of the African Vaccine Regulatory Forum (AVAREF) in the Accelerated Clinical Evaluation of Ebola Vaccine Candidates during the Large West Africa Epidemic

Akanmori BD et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/the-role-of-the-african-vaccine-regulatory-forum-avaref-in-the-accelerated-clinical-evaluation-of-ebola-vaccine-candidates-during.pdf

 

  1. 19.   Vaccine Safety and Pharmacovigilance in the African Region: Recent Updates

Akanmori BD et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/vaccine-safety-and-pharmacovigilance-in-the-african-region-recent-updates.pdf

 

  1. 20.   Towards Immunization Financing Sustainability in Africa

Petu A

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/towards-immunization-financing-sustainability-in-africa.pdf

 

  1. 21.   The Cost of Routine Immunization Services in a Poor Urban Setting in Kampala, Uganda: Findings of a Facility-Based Costing Study

Chebriot I et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/the-cost-of-routine-immunization-services-in-a-poor-urban-setting-in-kampala-uganda-findings-of-a-facilitybased-costing-study.pdf

 

  1. 22.   Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) in the WHO African Region

Eshetu SM et al.

Journal of Immunological Sciences, special issue, 2018 2 July

http://www.immunologyresearchjournal.com/articles/maternal-and-neonatal-tetanus-elimination-mnte-in-the-who-african-region.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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