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Topic: Immunization financing

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Rotavirus Vaccination: Cost-Effectiveness and Impact on Child Mortality in Developing Countries

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, aimed to project the uptake, health impact, and cost-effectiveness of introducing rotavirus vaccination in GAVI-eligible countries. The authors used a demand forecast model to predict …

Author: Atherly D, Dreibelbis R, Parashar UD, Levin C, Wecker J, Rheingans RD

Published: 2009

Rotavirus Vaccine RIX4414 (Rotarix™): A Pharmacoeconomic Review of its Use in the Prevention of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Developing Countries

This article, published in Pharmacoeconomics, provides an overview of the clinical profile of rotavirus vaccine RIX4414 (Rotarix™) in the prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis in developing countries, followed by a comprehensive review of …

Author: Plosker GL

Published: 2011

Some Vaccine Costs Are Hidden Below the Surface

This banner serves as the backdrop for a vaccine presentation game in the project Optimize traveling exhibit—an exhibit featuring supply chain innovations being developed and tested in different countries around the world. The banner …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition

This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, World Bank

Published: 2009

Staying the Course? Malaria Research and Development in a Time of Economic Uncertainty

This technical report from the Roll Back Malaria Partnership shines a spotlight on recent trends in investments in malaria research and development (R&D). The report follows up on a 2005 study by the Malaria R&D Alliance to establish a …

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Strategies for the "Decade of Vaccines"

This issue of Health Affairs covers a variety of strategies for the "Decade of Vaccines." The articles included in the issue cover topics such as the business and economic benefits of vaccines, the moral case for vaccination, the importance of equal …

Author: Dentzer S, ed.

Published: 2011

Sustainable Immunization Financing (SIF) Program

This web page provides information about the Sabin Vaccine Institutes’ SIF program and the countries it serves. The program encourages key stakeholders—national governments (ministries of health and finance), parliamentarians, the domestic …

Author: Sabin Vaccine Institute

Systematic Review of Studies on Rotavirus Disease Cost-of-Illness and Productivity Loss in Latin America and the Caribbean

This article, published in Vaccine, provides a review of studies on costs due to rotavirus infection in Latin America and Caribbean region, considering their methods and results. The authors found that the most commonly observed methods for cost …

Author: Takemoto ML, Bahia L, Toscano CM, Araujo DV

Published: 2013

US Investments in Global Immunization

This fact sheet describes investments made by the United States in immunization resources around the world. It includes the GAVI Alliance, the United Nations Children's Fund, the World Health Organization, the US Agency for International …

Author: PATH, American Red Cross, GAVI Alliance, United Nations Children's Fund, American Academy of Pediatrics, John Snow, Inc., International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Shot@Life, International Medical Corps, Sabin Vaccine Institute, RESULTS, Aeras

Published: 2013

Vaccine Advance-Purchase Agreements for Low-Income Countries: Practical Issues

This article, published in Health Affairs, considers the practical economic and legal arrangements for advance-purchase commitments to increase incentives for the development and production of vaccines for diseases concentrated in low-income …

Author: Berndt ER, Hurvitz JA

Published: 2005

Vaccine Stabilization: Research, Commercialization, and Potential Impact

This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the challenges of different approaches to developing and producing thermostable vaccines. Topics include the technical feasibility of improving vaccine thermostability and thus vaccine effectiveness …

Author: Kristensen D, Chen D, Cummings R

Published: 2011

Vaccine-Preventable Haemophilus influenzae type B Disease Burden and Cost-Effectiveness of Infant Vaccination in Indonesia

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, estimates total vaccine-preventable disease burden and the cost-effectiveness of Hib conjugate vaccine in Indonesia. The study concludes that routine infant Hib vaccination would …

Author: Gessner BD, Sedyaningsih ER, Griffiths UK, et al.

Published: 2008

Vaccines for Children: Supply at Risk

This report warns of vaccine shortages serious enough to jeopardize immunization programs for children throughout the world.

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Published: 2002

Vaccines: Harnessing Opportunity in the 21st Century

This report highlights key discussions from the 2011 Pacific Health Summit, held in Seattle, Washington, on June 21 to 23, 2011. The event brought together global leaders from science, industry, and policy to discuss how to realize the dream of a …

Author: The National Bureau of Asian Research

Published: 2011

The Value of Investing in Vaccines

This infographic illustrates the economic benefits of immunization. It is specifically focused on how delivering three childhood vaccines—Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal, and rotavirus—in the world's 73 poorest countries …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Published: 2012

Variation in the Costs of Delivering Routine Immunization Services in Peru

This paper, published in Bulletin of the World Health Organization, presents information on the variations in the costs of delivering routine immunization services in the three diverse districts of Peru. The study shows …

Author: Walker D, Mosqueira NR, Penny ME, et al.

Published: 2004

WHO Immunization Work: 2006-07 Highlights

This report provides an overview of the wide range of immunization activities undertaken by the World Health Organization, both at global and regional levels, during the past two years. Topics covered in the report include global immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Will the Decade of Vaccines Mean Business as Usual?

The authors of this article, published in The Lancet, argue that anticipated advances in vaccinology during this new Decade of Vaccines (named by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in January 2010) will only translate into reductions in …

Author: Rees H, Madhi SA

Published: 2011

World Malaria Report 2008

This report provides key information on the burden of malaria worldwide, as well as important data on efforts to prevent and control the disease. Also included are detailed profiles of 30 countries with a high burden …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

World Malaria Report 2009

This report summarizes information received from 108 malaria endemic countries and other sources and updates the analysis presented in the 2008 Report. It highlights progress made in meeting the World Health Assembly targets for malaria to be …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2009

World Malaria Report 2010

This report summarizes information received from 106 malaria-endemic countries and other sources and updates the analyses presented in the 2009 Report. It highlights continued progress made towards meeting the World Health Assembly targets for …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2010

World Malaria Report 2011

This report summarizes information received from 106 malaria-endemic countries and a range of other sources. It analyzes prevention and control measures according to a comprehensive set of indicators, and highlights continued progress towards global …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2011

World Malaria Report 2012

This report summarizes information received from 104 malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2011 report. It highlights the progress made toward the global malaria targets set for 2015 and describes …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

World Malaria Report 2013

This report, launched in December 2013, summarizes information from malaria-endemic countries and additional sources to provide the latest update on malaria around the world. It highlights progress made and challenges ahead for global malaria …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

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