ARIVAC Trial: Effectiveness of an 11-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against pneumonia in Philippine children

"DSMB visit at the Cold Room of the Bohol ARIVAC project. Dr. Kim Muholland, Dr. Peter Smith, Dr. Mary Ann Lansang and the Bohol ARIVAC Project Cold Chain Manager - Joel Gentallan. Checking the testo reading in one of the ice lined refrigerators which contains vaccines",

"DSMB visit the office of the Provincial Health Officer in the Province of Bohol - Dr. Francisco Razalo",

"Cold Room building, it is the central vaccine storage",

"Icelined refrigerator which vaccines are stored",

"Field nurses packing the vaccines ready for immunization",

"One of the Health Centers in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines",

"One of the Health Centers in the Municipality of Balilihan, Bohol, Philippines",

"The midwife in one of the health centers conducting health education to the mothers prior to the immunization session",

"One of the field nurses conducting home visit",

"Field nurses, field supervisor and the midwife conducting homevisit",

"Field nurse conducting home visit",

"Field nurses conducting home visit in the houses located in the hilly portion of the area",

"Field nurse conducting home visit",

"One of the mode of transportation used to transfer the field nurses from one area to another. It is called habal - habal",

"Field nurse conducting home visit in the middle of the rice field",

"Field nurse conducting home visit and discussing the Expanded Program on Immunization brochure to the mother",

"Field nurse discussing the Pnc dummy information sheet to the mother",

"Another mode of transportation, bus",

"Weighing of infant one of the activities during immunization. At the back ground are the Expanded Program on Immunization posters informing mothers regarding immunization",

"Study infant's father signing the informed consent during enrolment",

"Field nurse sticking the child identification sticker on the yellow card of the study infant",

"Field nurse doing vaccination",

"Field nurse teaching the mother on how to use the rectal digital thermometer in the nested area",

"The first enrollee in one of the health centers in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines. Together with the field nurses and nurse supervisor from the ARIVAC Project and the health center staff",

"Field nurse conducting reactogenicity in one of the study infant in the nested area",

"Medtech from the ARIVAC Project doing laboratory work"

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