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Polio Vaccines and Polio Immunization in the Pre-Eradication Era: WHO Position Paper. Weekly Epidemiological Record 2010;85:213-228.
Measles Vaccines: WHO Position Paper. Weekly Epidemiological Record 2009; 84:349-360.
VACCINE: YELLOW FEVER
vaccine indication; rationale for vaccination; type of vaccine; composition of the vaccine; immunogenicity of the vaccine; efficacy and long-term protection; candidates for vaccination; vacci...
CLINICAL DISEASE: YELLOW FEVER
acute phase; remission phase; toxic phase
Yellow fever is a mosquito-borne haemorrhagic disease endemic to the tropical regions of Africa and South America. The incubation period following a bite by an infectio...
Adequate maintanance of the cold chain, injection safety and proper handling and disposal of waste are the cornerstone of immunisation. This section contains resources that can be used to achieve that.
1. Ensuring th...
The provision of immunisation services requires a well-informed and highly trained personnel. This section has documents and tools for the training of health personnel.
1. WHO-AFRO Reaching Every District Approach: A guide for district...
This section has documents advocating for strong, effective and improved immunisation services.
1. Addressing public questioning and concerns about vaccination in South Africa: A guide for healthcare workers. Burnett et al, (2012). Vaccine Volume ...
Outbreaks following wild poliovirus importations --- Europe, Africa, and Asia, January 2009--September 2010.By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Implications of a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus in Nigeria.By: Aylward RB, Garnier S, Adu FD, Grassly NC, Jenkins HE, Gasasira A, Donnelly CA, Mwanza M, Chauvin C, Abanida E, Pate MA, Baba M, Corander J
Disseminated bacile Calmette-Guérin By: Eley B, Nuttall J, Hesseling AC, Schaaf HS, Beyers N, Cotton MF, Marais BJ, Fine P, Johnson LF, Jaspan H, Whitelaw A, Godfrey-Faussett P