Topic: Immunization financing
Total results with these characteristics: 111
- Advance Market Commitments for Vaccines
This informative fact sheet provides a definition of Advance Market Commitments as a potential financing mechanism for bringing new vaccines to the developing world and also outlines World Health Organization's position on the mechanism.
Author: World Health Organization
- Andhra Pradesh: Building a Model Immunization System
This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program and the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to build a model immunization program, including the incorporation of hepatitis B vaccine into the childhood vaccination program.
- The Burden of Pneumococcal Disease and Cost-Effectiveness of a Pneumococcal Vaccine in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Review of the Evidence and a Preliminary Economic Analysis
This report estimates the burden and costs of pneumococcal disease in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to inform national health authorities about disease burden and the economic value of implementing a pneumococcal …
Author: Sabin Vaccine Institute
- A Call to Action for the New Decade of Vaccines
This article, published in The Lancet, argues that there is a moral imperative to make vaccines widely available on an equitable basis. The authors lay out a call to action for the new decade of vaccines, which embraces four key elements. …
Author: Moxon ER, Das P, Greenwood B, et al.
- Calling the Shots: A Review of Global Immunisation Initiatives and Future Priorities
This report reviews the successes and challenges of current global immunization programs, with a particular focus on: pneumonia, diarrheal disease, polio, measles, and rubella. It argues that while there is much to be applauded, there is a funding …
Author: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
- Cambodia: "Coverage Improvement Planning" Pays Off
This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program and the Australian International Health Institute of the University of Melbourne to provide technical assistance with immunization programming to Cambodia, including the …
- Can We Defeat Meningococcal Disease in Low and Middle Income Countries?
This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the challenges of achieving control of meningococcal disease in low- and middle-income countries. The authors argue that in low-income countries the main challenge is a lack of sufficient epidemiological …
Author: Greenwood B, Chiarot E, MacLennan CA, O'Ryan M
- Comparative Review of Three Cost-Effectiveness Models for Rotavirus Vaccines in National Immunization Programs: A Generic Approach Applied to Various Regions in the World
This article, published in BMC Medicine, critically reviews available cost-effectiveness models for rotavirus vaccination, comparing their designs using a standardized approach and studying the similarities and differences in cost-effectiveness …
Author: Postma MJ, Jit M, Rozenbaum MH, Standaert BA, Tu HA, Hutubessy RCW
- A Cost Effectiveness and Capacity Analysis for the Introduction of Universal Rotavirus Vaccination in Kenya: Comparison Between Rotarix and RotaTeq Vaccines
The authors of this article, published in PLoS ONE, applied cost-effectiveness modeling and a cold-chain impact assessment to aid decision-making on rotavirus vaccine introduction in Kenya. They conclude that use of either vaccine is cost-effective, …
Author: van Hoek AJ, Ngama M, Ismail A, et al.
- Cost Effectiveness of Rotavirus Vaccines and Other Interventions for Diarrhoeal Diseases: Meeting Report 2006
This report from the WHO's Weekly Epidemiologic Record summarizes a meeting convened by PATH, WHO, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the economic burden of rotavirus disease and cost-effectiveness of vaccines. The …
Author: World Health Organization
- The Cost of Immunization Programs in the Next 10 Years
This paper summarizes the results of a WHO/UNICEF study on the potential impact of immunization over the next decade and the financing required for immunization activities in the 72 poorest countries of the world.
Author: World Health Organization
- Cost-Effectiveness and Economic Benefits of Vaccines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review
This review, published in Vaccine, documents the available evidence showing that vaccination in low- and middle-income countries brings important economic benefits. The cost-effectiveness studies reviewed suggest to policy makers that vaccines are …
Author: Ozawa S, Mirelman A, Stack ML, Walker DG, Levine OS
- Cost-Effectiveness and Potential Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in the United States
This study, published in the journal Pediatrics, examines the costs and benefits of routine rotavirus vaccination for infants in the US, using a hypothetical cohort of unvaccinated infants. Researchers determined that, at current prices, …
Author: Widdowson MA, Meltzer MI, Zhang X, et al.
- Cost-Effectiveness of Childhood Rotavirus Vaccination in Taiwan
This paper, published in the journal Vaccine, investigates whether routine infant immunization with either currently licensed rotavirus vaccine could be cost-effective in Taiwan. The authors modeled specific disease outcomes …
Author: Wu CL, Yang YC, Huang LM, Chen KT
- Cost-effectiveness of Conjugate Meningococcal Vaccination Strategies in the United States
This article, published in the journal Pediatrics, discusses a study to evaluate and compare the projected health and economic impact of meningococcal conjugate A/C/Y/W-135 (MCV-4) vaccination of adolescents, toddlers, and infants in the United …
Author: Shepard CW, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Scott RD 2nd, Rosenstein NE; ABCs Team
- Cost-Effectiveness of Introducing a Rotavirus Vaccine in Developing Countries: The Case of Mexico
This study, published in BMC Infectious Diseases, developed a model to compare the cost and disease burden of rotavirus in unvaccinated children in Mexico. The study determined that it would be highly cost-effective to include rotavirus vaccine …
Author: Valencia-Mendoza A, Bertozzi SM, Gutierrez JP, Itzler R
- Cost-Effectiveness of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
This fact sheet summarizes methods and results of cost-effectiveness analyses performed by PATH and its partners to determine the economic implications of introducing JE vaccine programs. The fact sheet is an excerpt from a larger, comprehensive …
- The Cost-Effectiveness of Rotavirus Vaccination in Armenia
This article, published in Vaccine, evaluates the cost-effectiveness of introducing infant rotavirus vaccination in Armenia in 2012 using Rotarix(R)® using a multiple birth cohort model. The model considered the cost and health implications of …
Author: Jit M, Yuzbashyan R, Sahakyan G, Avagyan T, Mosina L
- Cost-Effectiveness of Routine Immunization to Control Japanese Encephalitis in Shanghai, China
From the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article investigates the cost-effectiveness of JE immunization in China and demonstrates that a JE immunization program can be a cost-saving intervention for countries.
Author: Ding D, Kilgore PE, Clemens JD, Liu W, Xu Z
- Costs and Impact of Meningitis Epidemics for the Public Health System in Burkina Faso
Epidemic meningococcal meningitis remains a serious health threat in the African meningitis belt. New meningococcal conjugate vaccines are relatively costly and their efficiency will depend on cost savings realized from no longer having to respond …
Author: Colombini A, Badolo O, Gessner BD, Jaillard P, Seini E, Da Silva A
- Costs of Community-Acquired Pediatric Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in 7 European Countries: The REVEAL Study
Investigators found that rotavirus gastroenteritis incurs considerable use of health care resources and results in substantial costs for families of patients and employers. Routine rotavirus vaccination could significantly reduce the related …
Author: Giaquinto C, Van Damme P, Huet F, Gothefors L, Van der Wielen M
- Decade of Vaccines
This supplement to Vaccine features articles on the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan strategic objectives and the opportunities and challenges associated with its implementation. The 27 articles in the supplement cover a range of …
Author: Alonso PL, de Quadros CA, Lal AA, eds.
- Decade of Vaccines Collaboration
This website provides information about the Decade of Vaccines (DoV) Collaboration, a time-limited consultation process which, as planned, dissolved at the end of 2012. The DoV Collaboration brought together diverse stakeholders to develop a Global …
Author: Decade of Vaccines Collaboration
- Delivering Vaccines: A Cost Comparison of In-Country Vaccine Transport Container Options
Project Optimize undertook a cost-comparison case study of five container options for vaccine transport from the national to the regional level in Senegal. This report may be used as a starting point for other country vaccine programs weighing …
Author: PATH, World Health Organization
- Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, Second Edition
A comprehensive global health examination, this book contributes substantially to global initiatives to improve the health of all peoples by providing a multidisciplinary understanding of fundamental issues and challenges, as well as effective …
Author: Disease Control Priorities Project