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Methodology for the Multidisciplinary Evaluation of the Expanded Program on Immunization Methodology for the Multidisciplinary Evaluation of the Expanded Program on Immunization

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Date added: 09/24/2008
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This document describes the guidelines of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for evaluating the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) at the country level. It is a response to the countries’ need to improve the use of their technical and financial resources, to the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Group of the EPI, and to the mandates of the governments of the countries of the Hemisphere themselves.

AMR RCC 2nd Final Report, Brasilia, Brazil AMR RCC 2nd Final Report, Brasilia, Brazil

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Date added: 09/16/2008
Date modified: 10/22/2009
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American Regional Commission for Certification of Poliovirus Laboratory Containment and Verification of Poliofree Status (AMR RCC)
FINAL REPORT Brasilia, Brazil

Control of Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Haemophilus influenzae type b and Hepatitis B Field Guide Control of Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Haemophilus influenzae type b and Hepatitis B Field Guide

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Date added: 09/17/2008
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The book was designed by PAHO to provide health professionals with a quick reference tool for these five diseases and the vaccines used to prevent them. The guide summarizes clinical information on these diseases; outlines the public health strategies currently available to control and prevent them, including surveillance and vaccination; and examines the existing monovalent vaccines.

 

 

AMR RCC 1st Final Report, Washington,DC AMR RCC 1st Final Report, Washington,DC

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Date added: 10/22/2009
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Polio Eradication Field Guide Polio Eradication Field Guide

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Date added: 09/17/2008
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The strategies that made polio eradication in the Americas possible are the same ones currently being implemented on a global scale and, essentially, those that will make it possible to keep the countries of the Americas polio-free: to achieve and maintain high vaccination coverage and adequate epidemiological surveillance.

PAHO-WHO Statement on adverse events following receiving yellow fever vaccine PAHO-WHO Statement on adverse events following receiving yellow fever vaccine

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Date added: 09/15/2008
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This PAHO/WHO statement provides results of the investigation of serious adverse events that occurred in October 2007 following administration of yellow fever vaccine (17DD substrain) manufactured by Bio-Manguinhos, Brazil.

A previous PAHO/WHO statement on the reported events was issued on 2 November 2007 and recommended temporary suspension of specific lots of the vaccine.

RAI, Preparing for the influenza pandemic RAI, Preparing for the influenza pandemic

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Date added: 05/21/2009
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Control of Yellow Fever: Field Guide Control of Yellow Fever: Field Guide

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Date added: 09/17/2008
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Yellow fever remains an important public health problem in the Americas. Occasional cases of jungle yellow fever and the proliferation of Aedes aegypti across the Hemisphere are evidence of the continued high risk of the reurbanization that this disease continues to pose.

Brochure: Immunization in the Americas, 2007 Summary Brochure: Immunization in the Americas, 2007 Summary

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Date added: 09/16/2008
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Options for the use of human H5N1 influenza vaccines Options for the use of human H5N1 influenza vaccines

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Date added: 10/08/2008
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