Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

Disease specific documents

Cholera

  • WHO/IVB/12.05
    13 April 2012
    WHO consultation on oral cholera vaccine (OCV) stockpile strategic framework: potential objectives and possible policy options
  • WHO/IVB/ISBN 978 92 4 159974 0
    15 June 2010
    Immunological basis for immunization: Cholera

Dengue

  • WHO/IVB/11.02
    19 May 2011
    Report of the WHO/VMI workshop on dengue modeling. Geneva, 25-26 2010
  • WHO/IVB/10.07
    6 August 2010
    Report of the Meeting of the WHO Advisory Committee on Dengue and other Flavivirus Vaccines. Geneva 13-14 May 2009
  • WHO/IVB/08.12
    26 September 2008
    Guidelines for the clinical evaluation of dengue vaccines in endemic areas
  • WHO/IVB/07.07
    25 September 2007
    Guidelines for Plaque-Reduction Neutralization Testing of human antibodies to Dengue viruses
  • WHO/IVB/06.14
    1 January 2006
    2006 Report of the Steering Committee on Dengue and other Flavivirus vaccines.

Diphtheria

Hepatitis A

  • ISBN 978 92 4 150142 2
    9 May 2011
    The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series: Hepatitis A
  • WHO/IVB/10.01
    3 February 2010
    The Global Prevalence of Hepatitis A Virus Infection and Susceptibility: A Systematic Review

Hepatitis B

  • Practices to improve coverage of the hepatitis B birth dose vaccine
    20 March 2013
  • WHO/IVB/ISBN 978 92 4 150475 1
    13 December 2012
    The Immunological basis for immunization series - Module 22: Hepatitis B
  • WHO/IVB/11.12
    2 May 2012
    Sample design and procedures for Hepatitis B immunization surveys: A companion to the WHO cluster survey reference manual
  • WHO/IVB/11.08
    16 January 2012
    Documenting the impact of hepatitis B immunization: Best practices for conducting a serosurvey
  • WHO/V&B/01.28
    23 May 2001
    Hepatitis B immunization. Introducing hepatitis B vaccine into national immunization services
  • WHO/V&B/01.31
    2 May 2001
    Introduction of HepB vaccine into childhood immunization services. Management guidelines, including information for health workers and parents

Hepatitis E

  • WHO/IVB/10.14
    28 December 2010
    The global prevalence of hepatitis E virus and susceptibility: A systematic review

Hib

  • WHO/IVB/12.08
    1 October 2012
    Measuring impact of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influnzae type b conjugate vaccination
  • WHO/IVB/09.02
    2 April 2009
    Global literature reveiw of Haemophilus influenzae type b and Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive disease among children less than five years of age 1980-2005
  • ISBN 978 92 4 159613 8
    8 February 2008
    Immunological basis for immunization: Module 9: Haemophilus influenza type b vaccines
  • WHO/V&B/02.18
    15 March 2002
    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) meningitis in the pre-vaccine era : a global review of incidence, age distributions, and case-fatality rates
  • WHO/V&B/01.27
    16 May 2001
    Estimating the local burden of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease preventable by vaccination: A rapid assessment tool
  • WHO/V&B/00.05
    25 April 2000
    Introduction of Haemophilus Influenzae type b vaccine into immunization programmes : management guidelines, including information for health workers and parents

HIV

  • WHO/IVB/06.07
    16 August 2006
    Accelerating the global effort for HIV vaccine research. Report of the third forum of the African AIDS vaccine programme. Yaoundé. Cameroon, 17-19 October 2005.
  • WHO/IVB/05.17
    23 December 2005
    Creating national and regional frameworks to support HIV vaccine development in developing countries. Report from a WHO-UNAIDS consultation. Lausanne, Switzerland, 2-3 September 2004

HPV

  • HPV Vaccine Communication: Special considerations for a unique vaccine
    15 November 2013
  • WHO/IVB/12.09
    31 October 2012
    Report of the HPV Vaccine Delivery Meeting: Identifying Needs for Implementation & Research
  • ISBN 978 92 4 150159 0
    8 June 2011
    The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series. Module 19: Human papillomavirus infection
  • WHO/IVB/10.12
    8 December 2010
    Human papillomavirus laboratory manual. First edition, 2009
  • WHO/IVB/10.05
    3 June 2010
    HPV Surveillance and Monitoring Meeting, 16-17 November 2009
  • WHO/IVB/07.05
    8 June 2007
    Human papillomavirus and HPV vaccines : technical information for policy-makers and health professionals
  • WHO/IVB/05.16
    18 May 2006
    Report of the Consultation on Human Papillomavirus Vaccines, WHO, April 2005
  • WHO/IVB/06.04
    12 May 2006
    WHO technical workshop on the role of the laboratory detection of human papillomavirus in global disease prevention and control
  • WHO/IVB/05.21
    1 January 2005
    Technical workshop on cellular mediated immunity to human papillomavirus: prospects for vaccine development. Geneva 18-19 April 2005

Japanese encephalitis

Malaria

  • WHO/IVB/11.07
    22 September 2011
    Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Infants Using Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine (SP-IPTi) for Malaria Control in Africa: An Implementation Field Guide

Measles

Meningococcal

Mumps

Pertussis

Polio

  • WHO/POLIO/05.03
    8 July 2005
    Global Polio Eradication Initiative 2004 Annual Report
  • WHO/POLIO/05.11
    8 July 2005
    Framework for national policy makers in OPV-Using countries
  • WHO/IVB/04.10
    12 December 2003
    Polio laboratory manual, 4th edition
  • WHO/V&B/03.03
    3 January 2003
    Guidelines for environmental surveillance of poliovirus circulation
  • WHO/V&B/03.11
    11 October 2002
    WHO global action plan for laboratory containment of wild polioviruses. 2nd edition.
  • WHO/V&B/02.12
    24 May 2002
    Vaccines and biologicals : report of the seventh meeting of the Technical Consultative Group (TCG) on the Global Eradication of Poliomyelitis, Geneva, 9-11 April 2002
  • WHO/POLIO/02.06
    2 May 2002
    Communication for polio eradication and routine immunization - Checklists and easy reference guides
  • WHO/EPI/GEN/93.16
    25 April 1993
    Immunological Basis for Immunization - Module 6: Poliomyelitis

Pneumococcal

  • WHO/IVB/12.08
    Measuring impact of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influnzae type b conjugate vaccination
    1 October 2012
  • WHO/IVB/ISBN9789241598217
    Immunological basis for immunization: Pneumoccoccal vaccine
    29 January 2010

Rotavirus

  • WHO/IVB/ISBN 978 92 4 150264 1
    18 October 2011
    The Immunological Basis for Immunization. Module 21: Rotavirus
  • WHO/IVB/08.17
    8 October 2009
    Manual of Rotavirus Detection and Characterization Methods
  • WHO/IVB/09.01
    6 May 2009
    Post-marketing surveillance of rotavirus vaccine safety
  • WHO/IVB/08.16
    14 January 2009
    Generic protocol for monitoring impact of rotavirus vaccination on gastroenteritis disease burden and viral strains
  • WHO/V&B/02.15
    4 April 2002
    Generic portocols for (i) hospital-based surveillance to estimate the burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in children and (ii) a community-based survey on utilization of health care services for gastroenteritis in children : field test version

Rubella

Streptococcal

  • WHO/IVB/05.14
    1 January 2005
    Group A streptococcal vaccine develpment: current status and issues of relevance to less developed countries.
  • WHO/IVB/05.13
    1 January 2005
    A review of the technical basis for the control of conditions associated with GAS infections
  • WHO/IVB/05.12
    1 January 2005
    The current evidence for the burden of group A streptococcal diseases

Tetanus

Tuberculosis

Typhoid

  • WHO/IVB/12.02
    6 March 2012
    Report of the Ad-hoc consultation on typhoid vaccine introduction and typhoid surveillance
  • WHO/IVB/ISBN 978 92 4 150261 0
    18 October 2011
    The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series. Module 20: Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (Typhoid) vaccines
  • WHO/V&B/03.07
    23 January 2003
    The diagnosis, treatment and prevention of typhoid fever.

Varicella

  • ISBN 978 92 4 159677 0
    The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series: Module 10: Varicella-zoster virus
    18 July 2008

Yellow fever

  • WHO/EPI/GEN/93.18
    Immunological Basis for Immunization - Module 8: Yellow fever
    25 April 1993