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The Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently made available a free, printable Q&A sheet to assist the public with evaluating information from media reports, websites and scientific studies. Readers are presented...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Evaluating information
Source:
Vaccine Education Center at CHOP
Language:
English
Date of issue:
5 April, 2017
Public Health Ontario (PHO) has recently launched the Vaccine Safety Surveillance tool. This easy-to-use tool allows users to explore, manipulate and download vaccine safety surveillance data from Ontario. This includes trends over time, by age...
Countries:
Canada
Topic:
surveillance
Source:
Public Health Ontario
Language:
English
Date of issue:
5 May, 2017
AusVaxSafety was established in 2014 to monitor adverse events following immunization (AEFI) with influenza vaccines in children. Fast-forward to 2017, and AusVaxSafety has evolved into a multicomponent system providing national real-time vaccine...
Countries:
Australia
Topic:
surveillance
Source:
NCIRS
Language:
English
Date of issue:
5 May, 2017
This Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) Communication eLearning course helps Immunization Partners and their counterpart government officials to identify a public health concern that arises from immunization, gauge its potential impact,...
Topic:
AEFI, communication
Source:
UNICEF
Language:
English
Date of issue:
31 May, 2017
This document replaces the 2014 WHO position paperon vaccines against diseases caused by human papillomaviruses (HPV). It focuses primarily on the prevention of cervical cancer, but also considers the broader spectrum of cancers and other diseases...
Topic:
HPV vaccine, Position paper
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
15 May, 2017
Hans Rosling was a brilliant statistician, medical doctor and communicator, who truly understood the value of immunization.One of the greatest myth-busters working in public health, he once asked an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos: "...
Topic:
Myths
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
26 April, 2017
Key facts1 in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).ASDs begin in childhood and tend to persist into adolescence and adulthood.While some people with ASD can live independently, others have severe disabilities and require life-long care...
Topic:
Autism
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
28 April, 2017
In accordance with its mandate to provide guidance to the Member States on health policy matters, WHO issues a series of regularly updated position papers on vaccines and combinations of vaccines against diseases that have an international public...
Topic:
measles
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
28 April, 2017
This document presents the scientific evidence behind WHO’s recommendations on building and restoring confidence in vaccines and vaccination, both in the course of ongoing communication efforts and during a crisis. Practical advice and guidance are...
Topic:
Vaccination and trust, trust
Source:
WHO
Language:
English, Russian
Date of issue:
28 April, 2017
Oberved rates of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine reactions. (PDF)
Topic:
MMR, measles, mumps, rubella, reaction rates
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
5 May, 2014

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