Useful Links

Hib information

Bibliography /Selected References
Pneumonia Case definitions
Global Framework for Immunization Monitoring and Surveillance (GFIMS)
WHO Position Statement

Vaccine Supply & Finance

Immunization Financing Web site News
Comprehensive Multi-Year Planning
GAVI Financial Sustainability Planning process (FSP)
Country Pages
Baseline costing and financing indicators
International Finance Facility for Immunization (IFFIm)
Meningitis Vaccine Project


CDC fact sheets
WHO fact sheet
CDC Pink Book
CDC Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
IVI International Vaccine Institute
WHO World Health Organization, Immunization, vaccination & biologicals
WHO Invasive Hib Disease Prevention
GAVI Global Alliance for Vaccines & Immunization
PBM Network (Paediatric Bacterial Meningitis (PBM) Surveillance Network)
WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Prevent Pneumo
London School of Tropical Medicine
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS)
Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006-2015 [pdf 3.5Mb]

PneumoADIP Partners

The World Health Organization (WHO)
The World Health Organization Initiative for Vaccine Research (WHOIVR)
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH)

Important Leaders in Global and Child Health

WHO- Immunization Vaccines and Biologicals
WHO- Global Immunization Vision and Strategy
United Nations Children’s Fund (unicef)
United Nations Millennium Development Goals
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
The World Bank
The Gates Foundation
The Sabin Institute
The Sabin Institiute’s PACE Program
The Hib Initiative
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
The Global Health Council

Vaccine Information

The Immunization Action Coalition; Vaccination Information for Health Care: Professionals
The Vaccine Education Center (at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
The US Food and Drug Administration; Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
WHO Report: The Global Framework for Immunization Monitoring and Surveillance

Vaccine Manufacturers, Researchers, and Groups

International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations
The Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturing Network
The International Vaccine Institute
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Prevnar Information
Glaxo Smith Klein
Intercell AG

Vaccine Financing

International Financing Facility for Immunization
Advanced Market Commitments
Center for Global Development Vaccine Demand Forcasting

Pneumococcal Disease and Vaccine Information

WHO Summary on Pneumococcal Disease and Vaccines
WHO/unicef: Management of Pneumonia in Community Settings
NIAID Disease Overview
NIAID Summary Page for the Gambian PCV trial
Sage Report on PCV Safety, Efficacy, and Need
GACVs Report on PCV Safety and Need
WHO Position Paper Calling for PCV Introduction in the Developing World Beginning with the Current PCV7
International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases
CDC Pneumococcal Vaccine Page

Pneumonia Information

WHO/unicef: The Forgotten Killer of Children
CDC Pneumonia Overview
NIAID Pneumonia Overview Page
Kids’ Health for Parents: Pneumonia Signs and Symptoms
The Lung Association Pneumonia Page

Meningitis Information

The Confederation of Meningitis Organizations
The Meningitis Research Foundation
The Meningitis Trust

Resources at AMC site


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