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CSU 18/2008: HIB VACCINATION IN UGANDA

CSU 18/2008: HIB VACCINATION IN UGANDA   Writing in the April 2008 Bulletin of the W.H.O., Rosamund Lewis and colleagues document Hib vaccination in Uganda. Full text is at http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/4/07-045336/en/in ... read more

CSU 20/2008: TWO ON MEASLES/BOOK REVIEW/READER FE ...

Dear All,  CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 20/2008: TWO ON MEASLES/BOOK REVIEW/READER FEEDBACK (2)  1) AEROSOL MEASLES VACCINE  In this abstract, available in full to Vaccine subscribers, Low and colleagues report on the ... read more

CSU 28/2008: PNEUMONIA

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 28/2008: PNEUMONIA  Readers interested in either clinical or preventive approaches to pneumonia will welcome this month’s number of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, available at www.who.in ... read more

CSU 33/2008: BCG AND LEPROSY PROTECTION

CSU 33/2008: BCG AND LEPROSY PROTECTION Work from Malawi and elsewhere has pointed to a protective effect against leprosy of BCG vaccination. In this study from Brazil, summarized below, the authors conclude that contact BCG vaccination of leprosy pa ... read more

CSU 36/2008: THE CASE FOR UNIVERSAL HEP B VACCINA ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 36/2008: THE CASE FOR  UNIVERSAL HEP B VACCINATION   Since the 1991 WHA resolution in favor of universal childhood hep B vaccination, most developing countries have embraced the WHO recommendation.& ... read more

CSU 37/2008: QUERY TO READERS/READER FEEDBACK/EPI ...

 CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 37/2008: QUERY TO READERS/READER FEEDBACK/EPI TRAINING   Reader feedback on our previous week's posting  ‘In your recent posting you refer to hepatitis B vaccine as an "inexpensive vaccine". I woul ... read more

CSU 48/2008: PERSISTENCE OF HEP B PROTECTION IN VA ...

CSU 48/2008: PERSISTENCE OF HEP B PROTECTION IN VACCINEES AFTER 15 YEARS  The developed and developing countries now have more than two decades of experience with vaccination against hepatitis B. Most countries  give the primary serie ... read more

49/2008: READER FEEDBACK/SEX RATIOS IN MUMBAI

 49/2008: READER FEEDBACK/SEX RATIOS IN MUMBAI   READER FEEDBACK  Dear Colleagues,   This study by Bialek and colleagues indicates, like other studies of even longer follow-up duration, that vaccination with 3 doses of hepa ... read more
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