Join the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Influenzer Initiative for an evening of historic glamour and forward-looking discussion. RSVP here The Influenzer Initiative engages experts and [...]
A pilot influenza vaccination campaign targeting health workers in Côte d’Ivoire succeeded in vaccinating more than 23,000 health workers, supporting the goal of establishing an annual national [...]
Knowledge attitudes and practices toward seasonal influenza vaccine among pregnant women during the 2018/2019 influenza season in Tunisia
The uptake and acceptance of the influenza vaccine (IV) among pregnant women remain unknown in Tunisia despite the increased influenza-related complications and death. The present study aimed to [...]
Cost-effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccination in pregnant women, healthcare workers and adults >= 60 years of age in Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Pregnant women, healthcare workers (HW), and adults >= 60 years have shown an increased vulnerability to seasonal influenza virus infections and/or complications. In 2012, the Lao [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear just how essential global pandemic preparedness truly is. It’s not only activities like surveillance, vaccine development, and immunizations that are needed, [...]
In the continuing fight against COVID-19, international public health leaders have set a goal both audacious and achievable: 70% of those eligible for COVID-19 vaccines will be vaccinated by mid-2022.
Dr. Joe Bresee, with the Task Force for Global Health, shares how the nonprofit’s work on standing up influenza vaccination programs equip it to help countries establish COVID-19 vaccination programs.
Vaccine complacency and dose distribution inequities limit the benefits of seasonal influenza vaccination, despite a positive trend in use
Sustainable demand for seasonal influenza vaccines is a component of national security strategies for pandemic preparedness. However, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many weaknesses in [...]
“The Region of the Americas has a long history of implementing maternal and neonatal immunization (MNI) programs. Our study aimed to understand the state of MNI policies, strategies and [...]
Knowledge and attitude of Kenyan healthcare workers towards pandemic influenza disease and vaccination: 9 years after the last influenza pandemic
Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at high risk of exposure and transmission of infectious respiratory pathogens like influenza. Despite the potential benefits, safety and efficacy of influenza [...]