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May 15, 2017

The Comprehensive 'Communicate to Vaccinate' Taxonomy of Communication Interventions for Childhood Vaccination in Routine and Campaign Contexts

"Without a comprehensive framework integrating communication interventions from routine and campaign contexts, it is not possible to conceptualise the full range of possible vaccination communication...

May 11, 2017

Vienna Vaccine Safety Initiative (ViVI)

ViVI was founded in 2008 in Vienna, Austria, as an international think tank aiming to promote evidence-based vaccine safety research and communication, and has since been registered as an...

May 9, 2017

Educating Parents about the Vaccination Status of Their Children: A User-Centered Mobile Application

"Well-informed parents who support and maintain vaccination records will have an improved sense of control and the gratification of playing an active role in keeping their children healthy..."

April 25, 2017

The Polio Surveillance System

"Data is a powerful tool in the fight to eradicate polio." The search for the poliovirus is triggered when any child is found with acute flaccid paralysis - a sick child suddenly is unable to move...

April 25, 2017

Reaching Every Last Child

"Frontline health workers are the heroes of polio eradication." Some children live in places that are harder to reach with polio vaccines than others. This short video shows how, in every vulnerable...

April 24, 2017

Investment Case for Polio Eradication

"Polio is defeated by a combination of strong country leadership and governance, effective planning, innovative approaches, community engagement and tremendous commitment from GPEI partners and front...

April 20, 2017

Putting America First Means Eradicating Polio

Author: Nellie Bristol, April 13 2017 - The road to polio eradication has been nothing if not torturous. The initiative is credited with spectacular achievements - reducing the number of cases by...

April 11, 2017

Evaluation of the WHO Regional Office for Europe Tailoring Immunization Programmes (TIP) Behavioural Insights Tool and Approach

"TIP's overall value involves participatory appraisal. To that extent, the principles are relevant to other settings such as outbreaks and emergencies." In 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO)/...

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April 3, 2017

"The traditional online media supported the Ministry of Health in the Polio crisis of 2013. This in turn led to responses from both opponents...

March 31, 2017

Commissioned by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and produced by World Health Communication Associates (WHCA), this...

March 28, 2017

"Sustained investment and policy leadership by the United States will enable the eradication and certification of polio, harness its momentum...

March 21, 2017

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UK Diaspora Engagement with Polio Eradication in Pakistan is a Muslim...

March 16, 2017

This news story from the World Health Organization (WHO) describes the outcomes of the 32nd meeting of the Expert Review Committee (ERC) on Polio...

March 10, 2017

"It is important to document the lessons learned from polio eradication, especially because it is one of the largest ever global health...

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