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    Posted on: January 13, 2017 - Policy and guidance documents

    Technical Note Evidence of the risks and benefits of vaccinating pregnant women with WHO pre-qualified cholera vaccines during mass campaigns


    Technical note published by WHO in 2016 ABSTRACT Two oral cholera vaccines (OCVs) are currently pre-qualified by WHO: Dukoral® and Shanchol™. Both are oral killed whole-cell (WC) vaccines that provide sustained protection of > 50% for at least two ...

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    Posted on: November 4, 2016 - Journal articles

    Achievements and challenges for the use of killed oral cholera vaccines in the global stockpile era


    Article published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics on 21-February-2017 by Desai, Sachin N. et al.  ABSTRACT Cholera remains an important but neglected public health threat, affecting the health of the poorest populations and imposing substantial ...

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    Posted on: July 8, 2014

    Where do we stand on eliminating cholera from the globe?


    Mohammad Ali, PhD Senior Scientist | Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Read more about Mohammad Ali, PhD OCV Administration in Kolkata, India by the IVI-NICED Cholera Team (2006) Submitted by Gabrielle Hunter on July 8, 2014 OCV ...

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    Posted on: May 7, 2014

    Asian experts advocate for use of cholera vaccines


    Anna Lena Lopez, MD Research Associate Professor | Inst. of Child Health & Human Development, Univ. of the Philippines Manila-National Inst. of Health Read more about Anna Lena Lopez, MD IDEA Asia Image Submitted by Gabrielle Hunter on May 15, 2014 ...

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    Posted on: October 23, 2013 - Journal articles

    Strategy, Demand, Management, and Costs of an International Cholera Vaccine Stockpile


    Article published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases on 23-Oct-2013 by Maskery, B. et al. ABSTRACT: In this article, we review the feasibility of mass vaccination against cholera and estimate the global population at risk for epidemic cholera. We then ...

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    Posted on: June 1, 2011 - Journal articles

    Oral vaccines against cholera


    Article published in Clinical Infectious Diseases on 1-Jun-2011 by Shin, S. et al. ABSTRACT: The current seventh pandemic of cholera, caused by serogroup O1, El Tor biotype, has now involved almost the entire developing world. The ongoing dynamic ...

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    Posted on: May 24, 2011 - Policy and guidance documents

    The 64th World Health Assembly Resolution for Renewed Efforts to Prevent and Control Cholera (May 2011)


    "Cholera: Mechanism for Control and Prevention (Agenda Item 13.9 of the 64th World Health Assembly WHA64.15, May 2011)." This document is the recommendation of the World Health Assembly of 24-May-2011 on methods for cholera prevention and ...