Vaccines and Immunization

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Eliminación de la rabia canina transmitida por perros
Este video de cinco minutos y medio comunica la seriedad de la rabia como enfermedad mortal y los logros que se han hecho en la Región para eliminar la rabia transmitida por perros, es decir, la forma historicamente más común, a través de educación y programas de vacunación masiva.(13/Mar/2008)
en español     YouTube  

Quality of Vaccines to Be Purchased by the PAHO/Revolving Fund
This 9-slide PowerPoint PDF presentation gives details on the vaccine assessment process to verify that the vaccines (a) meet the specifications of the relevant UN Agencies; and (b) are produced and overseen in accordance with the principles recommended by WHO, including those for good manufacturing practices (GMP). This is intended to ensure that vaccines used in national immunization services in different countries are safe and effective and that they meet particular operational specifications for packaging and presentation.(16/Sep/2005)
In English       PDF(328.33k)  

Introduction of New and Underutilized Vaccines: Assuring Vaccine Supplies for the Americas
The purpose of this 15-slide PowerPoint PDF presentation is to (1) review Regional Program strategies; (b) discuss PAHO’s approach to technical assistance to countries; and highlight importance of sustaining vaccine supplies for new products.(16/Sep/2005)
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Revolving Fund Assessment: A Collaborative Initiative by Countries, Suppliers and PAHO
This 13-slide PowerPoint PDF presentation focuses on evaluating Revolving Fund activies in providing vaccines and supplies to the countries. This initiative involves partnership with the Latin American Logistics Center and Georgetown University.(16/Sep/2005)
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