Measles

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Bulletins

Immunization Newsletter, February 2010, Vol XXXII, Number 1
IN THIS ISSUE: Honduras: Denominator Adjustment in Population Aged Under Five Year; Yellow Fever ESAVIs in Peru, 2007: Findings from an Expert Panel; PAHO Revolving Fund: Vaccine and Syringe Prices, 2010; 2009 AFP Rate Reaches Lowest Level in 10 Years; AFP and Measles/Rubella Indicators, 2009; Peru’s 2010 Budget Law: National Immunization Program to Secure Funds(5/Feb/2010)
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Measles Weekly Bulletin, Vol. 15, No.52 - Week ending 2 Janaury 2010
Measles and Rubella Surveillance in the Americas.(7/Jan/2010)
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Measles Weekly Bulletin, Vol. 15, No.51 - Week ending 26 December 2009
Measles and Rubella Surveillance in the Americas.(30/Dec/2009)
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Directories

Measles page
Measles vaccine homepage(9/Oct/2005)
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Technical Guidelines for Disaster Situations - Index
Practical Public Health Information for disaster situations prepared by PAHO's technical divisions.(11/Feb/2002)
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Conferences/Meetings Documents

XVI Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases, 2004
Final report of the The XVI Technical Advisory Group(TAG) Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases of the Pan American Health Organization, held in Mexico City, Mexico, November 3-5, 2004.(24/Nov/2004)
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XV Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG)
Conclusions and Recommendations of the The XV Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG) of the Pan American Health Organization, was held in Washington, DC, USA, November 22-23, 2002(15/Jan/2003)
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XIV Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG)
Conclusions and Recommendations of the The XIV Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG) of the Pan American Health Organization, was held in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, October 2-5, 2000(7/Nov/2000)
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XIII Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG)
Conclusions and Recommendations of the The XIII Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG) of the Pan American Health Organization, was held in Hull, Quebec, April 12-16, 1999. Formed in 1985 during the polio eradication campaign, the TAG meets every two years and functions as the leading forum to promote regional initiatives aimed at controlling and eliminating vaccine-preventable diseases. One of its main objectives has been to strengthen the policy dialogue on immunization among governments in the Region and participating agencies.(30/Apr/1999)
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XII Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG)
The Twelfth Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Vaccine Preventable-Diseases (TAG) of the Pan American Health Organization, was held in Guatemala, September 8-12, 1997. Formed in 1985 during the polio eradication campaign, the TAG meets every two years and functions as the leading forum to promote regional initiatives aimed at controlling and eliminating vaccine-preventable diseases. One of its main objectives has been to strengthen the policy dialogue on immunization among governments in the Region and participating agencies.(12/Sep/1997)
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General Documents

Immunization Field Guides, 2005
Technical documents to aid health workiers in control and eradication of vaccine-preventable diseases.(13/Sep/2005)
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Guidelines and Manuals

Measles Elimination Field Guide, Second Edition
The Measles Elimination Field Guide aims to provide health authorities, medical officers, and other health personnel involved in measles elimination at national, state, and local levels with a step-by-step manual for setting up and carrying out activities to eliminate measles and those activities required to sustain its elimination.(6/Jun/2007)
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Technical Guidelines for Disaster Situations - Immunization
Practical Public Health Information for disaster situations prepared by PAHO's technical divisions.(25/Jun/2000)
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Peer Reviewed Journals

Pan American Journal of Public Health - Vol 12, No. 4, October 2002
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública /Pan American Journal of Public Health - Vol 12, No. 4, October 2002(15/Nov/2002)
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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008
(Note: Series renamed, formerly EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas.)
The purpose of these alerts is to disseminate information on the latest public-health events that have been identified as risks to health, trade, and/or international travel. Most of these events are primarily due to infectious agents, while others are due to chemical or physical agents. The PAHO Epidemiological Alerts published at the regional level (for the Americas) complement the WHO Disease Outbreak News published at the global level. The latest issues can be found at the new site, 2009 onwards.(3/Apr/2009)
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PAHO E-Books

Immunization Guides
This series is the gold standard for hands-on, highly practical field guides for use by national immunization programs in their battle against vaccine preventable diseases. Each guide describes the clinical and epidemiological aspects of a specific disease and offers targeted strategies for its prevention and control.(28/Sep/2005)
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