Alba Maria Ropero
Affiliation: Pan American Health Organization
- Vaccination Week in the Americas: an opportunity to integrate other health services with immunizationAlba María Ropero-Alvarez
Comprehensive Family Immunization, Pan American Health Organization, IM FCH, 525 23rd St NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Infect Dis 205:S120-5. 2012..Data on coverage of integrated interventions are limited. Integration of other interventions with immunization in LAC countries is widespread, and its impact and lessons learned merit further examination...
- Pandemic influenza vaccination: lessons learned from Latin America and the CaribbeanAlba María Ropero-Alvarez
Comprehensive Family Immunization Project, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
Vaccine 30:916-21. 2012..Countries and the international community need to learn from the experiences gained during H1N1 vaccination in order to be better prepared for the next pandemic...
- Progress in vaccination against hepatitis B in the AmericasAlba Maria Ropero
Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty Third St, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Clin Virol 34:S14-9. 2005..This experience can be used as a model when implementing new technologies in health as they become available. However, much still needs to be done to improve hepatitis B coverage...
- Expansion of seasonal influenza vaccination in the AmericasAlba 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...
- A model for enhancing evidence-based capacity to make informed policy decisions on the introduction of new vaccines in the Americas: PAHO's ProVac initiativeJon Kim Andrus
Immunization Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20016, USA
Public Health Rep 122:811-6. 2007