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MEASURING THE PERFORMANCE OF VACCINATION PROGRAMS

  ‘Justin Lessler and colleagues describe a method that estimates the fraction of a population accessible to vaccination activities, a ...

GAVI BOARD INTRODUCES NEW AND UNDERUSED VACCINES F ...

With becoming modesty, the GAVI Alliance has announced support to introduction of two new vaccines. I count three, since the mass adm ...

ESTIMATED GLOBAL MORTALITY FROM ROTAVIRUS IN <5s B ...

  ESTIMATED GLOBAL MORTALITY FROM ROTAVIRUS IN <5s BEFORE VACCINE INTRODUCTION Ten countries (India, Nigeria, Pakistan, DRC, Ethiopia, A ...

PROGRESS TOWARD IMPLEMENTATION OF HUMAN PAPILLOMAV ...

  1)  PROGRESS TOWARD IMPLEMENTATION OF HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS VACCINATION – THE AMERICAS, 2006-2010 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Re ...

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS, CANADA, 'ACTION FOR HEA ...

 Call for Applications: Post-Doctoral FellowshipsDeadline for applications, 13 Feb 2012From: Alixandra Holtby, HoltbyA@smh.ca The ACHIEVE Resear ...

MALARIA, PNEUMONIA AND DIARRHEA AMONG UNDER-FIVE R ...

  ‘[P]neumonia and diarrhea are important causes of mortality among refugee children. Malaria remains a significant cause of child mortali ...

HEALTH CENTER SURVEYS AS A POTENTIAL TOOL FOR MONI ...

HEALTH CENTER SURVEYS AS A POTENTIAL TOOL FOR MONITORING MALARIA EPIDEMIOLOGY BY AREA AND OVER TIME Best viewed at http://www.plosone.org/article ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AI ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AIR TRAVEL An interesting and well documented outbreak of measles from exposure during ai ...

A MID-TERM ASSESSMENT OF PROGRESS TOWARDS THE IMMU ...

‘DTP3 coverage ≥ 90% was sustained between 2005 and 2010 by 99 countries (98 countries for MCV). Among 68 priority countries, 28 countries we ...

POLIO IN INDIA

‘Elimination of WPV in India will establish that WPV transmission can be interrupted even in the most challenging of settings, remove the threat ...

ACT PRICE AND AVAILABILITY IN MALARIA ENDEMIC COUN ...

‘[among antimalarials in the private sector, ACT has] typically low availability, low market share and high prices . . . .’ ACT PRICE A ...

MATERIA NON MEDICA: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES NOVEL

MATERIA NON MEDICA: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES NOVEL Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died in 1930. Since his death, dozens of imitators have produced books and ...

COSTS OF INTEGRATED MASS DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR T ...

  COSTS OF INTEGRATED MDA FOR NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES   Abstract below. Full text, to subscribers of AJTMH, is at   &n ...

HEALTH SYSTEM MORTALITY DETERMINANTS

‘Improving access to water and sanitation and reducing corruption within the health sector should become priorities.’  HEALTH SYSTEM ...

HOME TESTING FOR CERVICAL CANCER

‘HPV testing of self-collected vaginal specimens . . .might be preferred for detecting CIN 2 or worse in low-resource settings where restricted ...

THE EBOLA OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA

  THE EBOLA OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA: A STORY OF RELATED PUBLIC HEALTH CHALLENGES AND A POINTER TO SOLUTIONS TO MITIGATE THE INEVITABLE NEXT OUTB ...

UNCONVENTIONAL APPROACHES TO VECTOR CONTROL

A lot of people are skeptical of fungi and of plant extracts. Would they have been skeptical of pyrethrum 100 years ago? UNCONVENTIONAL APPROACHE ...

PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY

PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY If epidemiology is the queen of the public health sciences, then Brachman’s introduction is like an invitation t ...

ERADICATING AND ELIMINATING INFECTIOUS DISEASES/ R ...

1) The first published discussion article on this subject, to my knowledge, since 2000, when Aylward and ccolleagues asked 'When is a Disease Era ...

JOB VACANCIES AND INTERNSHIPS IN POLIO ERADICATION ...

Consult the listings at http://www.polioeradication.org/AboutUs/Vacancies.aspx

MATERIA NON MEDICA: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES NOVEL

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died in 1930. Since his death, dozens of imitators have produced books and short stories 'in the style of Conan Doyle.' This ye ...

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE C ...

[in malaria eradication] 'people are an intrinsic component of health systems, not just as recipients of health care but as drivers of the system ...

BOOK REVIEW: HENDERSON AND FOEGE ON SMALLPOX ERADI ...

‘Perhaps the greatest obstacle was the “knowledge” that eradication was impossible’.BOOK REVIEW: HENDERSON AND FOEGE ON SMALLP ...

DYNAMICS OF CHOLERA OUTBREAKS IN THE GREAT LAKES R ...

Is cholera predictable? If so, then with two prequalified oral cholera vaccines now available, it may be amenable to control.  DYNAMICS O ...

7 BILLION OF US: THE VIEW BY LANCET INFECTIOUS DIS ...

    ‘Recent history shows us that people will limit their own fertility if they have a high degree of confidence that their chil ...

SEARCHING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH LAWS SWEET SPOT: THE R ...

SEARCHING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH LAWS SWEET SPOT: THE REGULATION OF SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES David M. Studdert , Jordan Flanders, Michelle M. Mello Ci ...

EDITORIAL: A VACCINE FOR MALARIA

EDITORIAL: A VACCINE FOR MALARIA  From the New England Journal of Medicine Nicholas J. White, F.R.S.   It’s been a long time c ...

MALARIA ELIMINATION IN SWAZILAND

MALARIA ELIMINATION IN SWAZILAND   Best viewed, with maps and graphic, at http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-10-313.pdf ...

MALARIA ERADICATION NO VAGUE ASPIRATION, SAYS GATE ...

  MALARIA ERADICATION NO VAGUE ASPIRATION, SAYS GATES By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent SEATTLE | Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:47pm ...

THE SAFETY OF THIOMERSAL

On behalf of the GAVI Civil Society Constituency, the GAVI Civil Society Steering Committee endorses the attached letter on thiomersal in vaccines and ...

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