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Progress and challenges in meeting global goals
Trends in global mortality in children under five years old
Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS) goals
What’s so special about vaccines?
A vaccine boom
Explaining the new momentum
Technology comes of age
AIDS and malaria defy science
Conjugation technology
Cell substrates
The role of industry in vaccine research and development
New licensed vaccines
Vaccines in the pipeline
Vaccine security
Quantities of WHO-prequalified vaccines offered to UNICEF
Towards vaccines of assured quality
Making and meeting standards of quality and safety
How good is a national regulatory authority?
Strengthening national regulatory authorities
A regulators’ network for developing countries
Harmonizing and standardizing vaccine regulation
Innovative regulatory pathways
Prequalification – flagging vaccines fit for public purchase
The impact of immunization
The unfinished immunization agenda
Immunization coverage and density of health workers
Strengthening health systems – the six building blocks
Extending the benefits of immunization equitably within countries
Reaching Every District (RED)
Reaching more children through campaign strategies
Countries implementing the RED strategy in 2005
Mass-mobilization to extend the reach of immunization
Greater awareness fuels demand
Surveillance and monitoring: essential health system functions
Reaching out to communities
Optimizing the delivery of vaccines
What it takes to run a successful national immunization programme
Linking interventions for greater impact
Combating fear with knowledge and evidence
Remarkable progress, huge challenges
Vaccine Safety Net for quality web sites
Strengthening post-marketing surveillance of newly licensed vaccines
What does immunization cost?
Is the investment worth making?
Who pays the bill and how?
National governments
Multilateral, bilateral, and other donors
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative
The GAVI Alliance
New financing mechanisms
The International Finance Facility for Immunisation
Advance Market Commitment
A concluding conundrum
The future of immunization
Cholera – exploring the use of available vaccines
Diphtheria – controlled by vaccines but waiting to resurface
Hepatitis A – paradox and potential
Hepatitis B – the first vaccine against cancer
Hepatitis B control in China: reducing disparities
Human papillomavirus – a second cancer vaccine
Influenza – keeping scientists guessing
Pandemic influenza – the H5N1 threat
Pandemic influenza – the H1N1 threat
Japanese encephalitis – a regional scourge, waning but still present
Measles – record progress but risk of resurgence is high
Estimated measles deaths 2000−2007
Meningococcal disease – still a deadly menace across Africa
A new meningococcal vaccine to control meningitis in Africa
Mumps – not always mild, not yet conquered
Polio – a tough end-game
Rabies – a terrible but vaccine-preventable death
Rotavirus – vaccines set to prevent half a million child deaths a year
Rubella – eliminating a threat to the unborn
Tetanus, neonatal and maternal – victory in sight
Tuberculosis – waiting for a better vaccine
Typhoid fever – vaccines ready and waiting
Varicella and herpes zoster – a single virus that can linger for a lifetime
Herpes zoster – the same virus, a different disease
Yellow fever – defusing a bomb waiting to explode
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