Jon Kim Andrus

Summary

Affiliation: Pan American Health Organization
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Strengthening surveillance: confronting infectious diseases in developing countries
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Vaccine 29:D126-30. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Measles and rubella eradication in the Americas
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC, USA
    Vaccine 29:D91-6. 2011
  3. pmc Expansion of seasonal influenza vaccination in the Americas
    Alba María Ropero-Alvarez
    Comprehensive Family Immunization Project, Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty Third St, NW, Washington DC 20037 2895, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:361. 2009
  4. pmc Global health security and the International Health Regulations
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:S2. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine policy and delivery in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC, USA
    Vaccine 26:L80-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Introduction of human papillomavirus vaccines into developing countries - international strategies for funding and procurement
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC, USA
    Vaccine 26:K87-92. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Challenges to building capacity for evidence-based new vaccine policy in developing countries
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1104-12. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Immunization and the Millennium Development Goals: progress and challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization PAHO, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:487-93. 2008
  9. pmc A model for enhancing evidence-based capacity to make informed policy decisions on the introduction of new vaccines in the Americas: PAHO's ProVac initiative
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:811-6. 2007
  10. pmc Introduction of new and underutilized vaccines: sustaining access, disease control, and infrastructure development
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Family and Community Health, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS Med 2:e286. 2005

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Strengthening surveillance: confronting infectious diseases in developing countries
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Vaccine 29:D126-30. 2011
    ..Any strategy must promote and galvanize the commitment of countries to excellence, equity, and access, above all...
  2. doi request reprint Measles and rubella eradication in the Americas
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC, USA
    Vaccine 29:D91-6. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Expansion of seasonal influenza vaccination in the Americas
    Alba María Ropero-Alvarez
    Comprehensive Family Immunization Project, Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty Third St, NW, Washington DC 20037 2895, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:361. 2009
    ..Seasonal influenza is a viral disease whose annual epidemics are estimated to cause three to five million cases of severe illness and 250,000 to 500,000 deaths worldwide. Vaccination is the main strategy for primary prevention...
  4. pmc Global health security and the International Health Regulations
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:S2. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine policy and delivery in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC, USA
    Vaccine 26:L80-7. 2008
    ..This can be achieved by developing programs based on the lessons learned from vaccination strategies used to eliminate rubella and neonatal tetanus and for scaling up influenza vaccination in countries of LAC...
  6. doi request reprint Introduction of human papillomavirus vaccines into developing countries - international strategies for funding and procurement
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC, USA
    Vaccine 26:K87-92. 2008
    ..In mapping the way forward, using the lessons learned and maintaining flexibility of financing and procurement mechanisms remain critical issues...
  7. doi request reprint Challenges to building capacity for evidence-based new vaccine policy in developing countries
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1104-12. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Immunization and the Millennium Development Goals: progress and challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization PAHO, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:487-93. 2008
    ..In addition to measuring the impact of immunization on the child mortality reduction target of the Millennium Development Goals in the LAC region, this paper provides a policy framework to ensure that the rest of the target is reached...
  9. pmc A model for enhancing evidence-based capacity to make informed policy decisions on the introduction of new vaccines in the Americas: PAHO's ProVac initiative
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:811-6. 2007
  10. pmc Introduction of new and underutilized vaccines: sustaining access, disease control, and infrastructure development
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Family and Community Health, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS Med 2:e286. 2005
  11. doi request reprint Measles and rubella elimination initiatives in the Americas: lessons learned and best practices
    Carlos Castillo-Solorzano
    Comprehensive Family Immunization Project, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S279-83. 2011
    ..The effective measures that have been implemented and adapted by the countries of the Americas to eliminate endemic measles and rubella will serve as an example to other countries and regions embarking on this endeavor...
  12. doi request reprint Feasibility of global measles eradication after interruption of transmission in the Americas
    Ciro A de Quadros
    Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:355-62. 2008
    ..It is not only a dream to think that we will see a world free of measles by the year 2015...
  13. doi request reprint Elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the Americas
    Carlos Castillo-Solorzano
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S571-8. 2011
    ..This article describes how the region eliminated rubella and CRS...
  14. doi request reprint Sentinel hospital surveillance for rotavirus in latin american and Caribbean countries
    Lucia Helena de Oliveira
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:S131-9. 2009
    ..As rotavirus vaccines continue to be introduced in Latin America, maintenance of surveillance will provide robust pre-introduction data and a platform for estimating vaccine effectiveness and other measures of impact...
  15. doi request reprint Lessons learned from integrated surveillance of measles and rubella in the Caribbean
    Beryl Irons
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S622-6. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Guidelines for the documentation and verification of measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome elimination in the region of the Americas
    Carlos Castillo-Solorzano
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S683-9. 2011
    ..This article summarizes the plan of action including the essential criteria and components of the guidelines...
  17. ncbi request reprint Regional immunization programs as a model for strengthening cooperation among nations
    Gina Tambini
    Pan American Health Organization, Family and Community Health, Washington, DC 20037, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 20:54-9. 2006
  18. doi request reprint A Pan American Health Organization strategy for cervical cancer prevention and control in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Silvana Luciani
    Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 16:59-66. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Progress in the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine in Latin America and the Caribbean: four years of accumulated experience
    Lucia Helena de Oliveira
    Comprehensive Family Immunization Project, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:S61-6. 2011
    ..This article provides an update on the use of rotavirus vaccine in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries...
  20. doi request reprint Rotavirus vaccine introduction in the Americas: progress and lessons learned
    Lucia Helena de Oliveira
    Immunization Unit, Family and Community Health, Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:345-53. 2008
    ..Of these lessons learned, programmatic feasibility and financial sustainability were particularly challenging for countries that were the first to introduce a rotavirus vaccine...
  21. doi request reprint The Americas: paving the road toward global measles eradication
    Carlos Castillo-Solorzano C
    Comprehensive Family Immunization, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, District of Columbia 20037, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S270-8. 2011
    ..Review of these strategies may inform measles elimination efforts in other regions...
  22. ncbi request reprint New vaccines for developing countries: will it be feast or famine?
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Comprehensive Family Immunization Project, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, D C, USA
    Am J Law Med 35:311-22. 2009
    ..The alternative, namely to bypass the Revolving Fund, could severely threaten the health of the region, especially Latin America's poorest people...
  23. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccines: new tools for accelerating cervical cancer prevention in developing countries
    Silvana Luciani
    Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Project, Pan American Health Organization, DC 20037, USA
    Immunotherapy 1:795-807. 2009
    ..There is an urgent need for HPV vaccines and new technologies for effective screening to become more available and affordable, especially to poor communities everywhere...
  24. doi request reprint Enhanced laboratory surveillance for the elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the Americas
    Ana Maria Bispo de Filippis
    Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S652-8. 2011
    ....
  25. pmc Rubella elimination and improving health care for women
    Carlos Castillo-Solorzano
    Pan American Health Organization Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2017-21. 2004
    ..Vaccination coverage reached > 95% in each country with an exception of the Caribbean, where the coverage was 80%...
  26. ncbi request reprint The global inter-relatedness of disease control
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:176. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Anticipating new vaccines in the Americas
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 16:369-70. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus vaccines
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Lancet 364:246. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Elimination of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the Americas: another opportunity to address inequities in health
    Jon Kim Andrus
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:145-6. 2004