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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
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and measles vaccinationSafety of measles vaccine in children infected with HIV
Topic:
measles
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
16 June, 2011
Measles is a highly contagious viral disease. It remains an important cause of death among young children globally, despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine.
Topic:
measles
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
11 July, 2016
Key factsMeasles is one of the leading causes of death among young children even though a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available.In 2015, there were 134 200 measles deaths globally – about 367 deaths every day or 15 deaths every hour.Measles...
Topic:
measles
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
30 March, 2017
This is a Q&A from the WHO website.Q: Why is vaccination important for addressing antibiotic resistance?A: Vaccines can help limit the spread of antibiotic resistance.The global increase in disease caused by drug-resistant bacteria, due to...
Topic:
antibiotic resistance
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
15 November, 2016

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