Immunization is the most effective way to save lives and prevent life-threatening infectious diseases. There is a an estimated two to three million deaths averted each year because of vaccines and immunization. Learn more about the frequently asked questions about immunization and vaccine safety here.
Understanding CYD14 or the clinical trial phase of the dengue vaccine
The Phase III or dengue vaccine clinical trial started last 2011. The study conducted in the five Asian countries, including the Philippines, is called the Dengue vaccine CYD14 study. The Dengue vaccine CYD14 study has two phases: (1) the active surveillance phase and (2) the long-term follow-up for safety phase. Download the infographic of the continue reading : Understanding CYD14 or the clinical trial phase of the dengue vaccine
Understanding Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are critical to the development of new drugs and vaccines to control infectious diseases. RITM conducts clinical trials to provide technical information which can help decision makers assess the safe and effective use of these interventions in public health. These trials are done in compliance with international ethical regulations and good clinical practice. continue reading : Understanding Clinical Trials