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Resources - New Vaccine Introduction

Vaccine Introduction Guidelines. Adding a vaccine to a national immunization programme: decision and implementation (WHO, 2005)

Designed for country-level decision makers, national immunization program managers, and consultants, this guide is intended to assist informed decision-making on adding a vaccine, to ensure a smooth introduction, and to take advantage of the introduction of a new vaccine to strengthen the existing program. This document may be used as a technical tool to plan, implement and monitor vaccine introduction and as a supporting tool to advocate with decision-makers.

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Assessing New Vaccines for National Immunization Programs (WHO/WPRO, 2000)

This paper assists decision makers in framing the questions program managers should ask themselves when considering new vaccine introduction.

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Introduction of Haemophilus influenzae vaccination into childhood immunization services. Management guidelines, including information for health workers and parents (WHO, 2001)

Clear, well-organized information on the disease, the vaccine and program issues.

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Introduction of hepatitis B vaccination into childhood immunization services—Management guidelines, including information for health workers and parents (WHO, 2001)

Clear, well-organized information on the disease, the vaccine and program issues.

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