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Additional Resources

Global Manual on Surveillance of Adverse Effects Following Immunization

This manual, developped by the WHO, provides guidance on setting-up AEFI surveillance systems with standardized methodologies and tools.

Safety of Immunization During Pregnancy: A Review of the Evidence

The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety established a sub-group focused on immunization in pregnancy and this group conducted a review of literature related to this issue.

If you choose not to vaccinate your child, understand the risks and responsibilities

This WHO-developed document can be given to parents who are reluctant to vaccinate to help them understand the implications of such a decision.

Talking with parents about vaccines

This WHO document provides health workers with suggestions and proven techniques to help foster constructive dialogue with parents about vaccinating their children.

Talking with patients and parents about HPV vaccination for girls: Information for health care professionals

This WHO document provides suggested responses to some common questions that may be raised by patients and parents regarding HPV vaccination in girls.

HPV Vaccine Communication: Special considerations for a unique vaccine (2016 update)

This guide, developed by the WHO, presents communication guidance for countries introducing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at the national or sub-national levels.

Progress in HPV vaccination in low‐ and lower‐middle‐income countries

This article, published in the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, examines the experiences of 43 low- and lower-middle-income countr

Communication for polio eradication and routine immunization: Checklists and easy reference guides

A compilation of 19 short  tools and summaries of experience on various aspects of communication support for immunization.

Rhizome by GPEI

Rhizome is a collection of guidance and tools from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) to help design and implement communication strategies that are aimed at eradicating polio.

Polio Eradication & Endgame Strategic Plan 2013–2018

This document, developed by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, is a comprehensive, long-term strategy that addresses what is needed to deliver a polio-free world by 2018.