A cross-sectional survey to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) regarding seasonal influenza vaccination among European travellers to resource-limited destinations
- Influenza vaccination for travellers. J.H.; A.M.T. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 5, p677
Discusses the importance of annual influenza vaccination for travellers. Cost-effective in the reduction of upper respiratory infections; Consideration of the varying seasons of influenza around the world; Recommendation from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Duration of...
- TIP OF THE MONTH: People with HIV attending the Hajj. // Pulse;9/8/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 25, p45
The article reports on Nigerian study suggesting that Hajj pilgrims (HPs) are likely to consult health professionals for meningococcal and influenza vaccination prior to travel.
- Health conditions for travellers to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj). // Weekly Epidemiological Record;8/9/2013, Vol. 88 Issue 32, p343
The article reports on the visa requirements issued by the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia for the health conditions of pilgrims visiting the Muslim pilgrimages Hajj and Umra in Saudi Arabia in 2013. It informs on the need for the vaccination certification for yellow fever, meningococcal...
- Health conditions for travellers to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj). // Weekly Epidemiological Record;9/23/2011, Vol. 86 Issue 39, p425
The article offers information on the requirements of the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health for entry visas for the pilgrimage to Mecca in 2011. It says that travellers from countries at risk of yellow fever should show a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate. It states that travellers and...
- Which Seasonal Flu Vaccine Is More Efficacious -- The Shot or the Nasal Spray? Gupta, Rahul // Internal Medicine Alert;11/29/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p169
For the 2007-2008 season, the inactivated vaccine was more efficacious in preventing laboratory-confirmed symptomatic influenza A (predominately H3N2) in healthy adults than the live attenuated vaccine.
- WHO News. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2002, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p261
Presents news concerning the World Health Organization (WHO) as of March 2002. Handbook published by WHO which provides advice for travellers on avoiding infectious diseases; Viruses recommended by WHO for use in influenza vaccine.
- Influenza vax coverage still low in many countries. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/28/2011, Issue 629, p7
The article discusses three studies on seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccines. One of the studies discovered that the acceptance of pediatric H1N1 influenza vaccination among minority parents of children six months to 18 years in the U.S. is low. A study that examined influenza vaccine...
- Australian authorities are criticised for vaccine response. Sweet, Melissa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;8/21/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7769, p364
The article reports on a review conducted by Bryant Stokes, clinical professor of surgery at the University of Western Australia, for the state government of Western Australia, related to the adverse effects of the seasonal influenza vaccination program of the state.
- New model shows economic benefits of aTIV versus TIV or QIV. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Feb2016, Vol. 745 Issue 1, p22
The article focuses on a study published in the journal "Infectious Diseases and Therapy" by M. Mullikin and others, in the December 4, 2015 issue, which discusses economic benefits of adjuvanted trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (aTIV) for preventing seasonal influenza.