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Topic: Immunization financing

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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.

Publication date: 2013

Delivering the Money: The Importance of Efficient Financial Flows for Vaccine Distribution

This policy paper explores the impact of adequate and reliable flows of funding all the way to the point of care as a critical component of effective immunization supply chains. It illuminates the root causes of funding flow challenges and …

Author: VillageReach, William Davidson Institute

Publication date: 2016

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

Publication date: 2013

Delivery Cost of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of Young Adolescent Girls in Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, aimed to estimate the incremental delivery cost of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of young adolescent girls in three countries. They found that the delivery cost per …

Author: Levin CE, Minh HV, Odaga J, et al.

Publication date: 2013

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

Publication date: 2008

Distributional Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in 25 GAVI Countries: Estimating Disparities in Benefits and Cost-Effectiveness

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on an analysis that combines the results of a country-level model of rotavirus vaccination published elsewhere with data from Demographic and Health Surveys on within-country patterns of vaccine coverage …

Author: Rheingans R, Atherly D, Anderson J

Publication date: 2012

The Economic Burden Attributable to a Child’s Inpatient Admission for Diarrheal Disease in Rwanda

This article, published in PLoS ONE, reports the results of a study that aimed to estimate the economic burden attributable to hospitalization for diarrhea among children less than five years old in Rwanda. The authors also compared the economic …

Author: Ngabo F, Mvundura M, Gazley L, et al.

Publication date: 2016

The Economic Burden of Childhood Pneumococcal Diseases in The Gambia

This article, published in Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, presents the results of a study that aimed to estimate, from a societal perspective, the costs incurred by health providers and families of children with pneumococcal diseases in …

Author: Usuf E, Mackenzie G, Sambou S, Atherly D, Suraratdecha C

Publication date: 2016

Economic Costs of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis and Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination in Developing Countries

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, evaluated the economic burden of rotavirus and the cost-effectiveness of vaccination from the health care perspective. The authors found that rotavirus vaccination would annually prevent …

Author: Rheingans RD, Antil L, Dreibelbis R, Podewils LJ, Bresee JS, Parashar UD

Publication date: 2009

An Economic Evaluation of the Controlled Temperature Chain Approach for Vaccine Logistics: Evidence From a Study Conducted During a Meningitis A Vaccine Campaign in Togo

This article, published in The Pan African Medical Journal, reports the results of a costing study conducted in Togo’s Central Region during a 2014 MenAfriVac® vaccine introduction campaign. The study evaluated the economic benefits of using an …

Author: Mvundura M, Lydon P, Gueye A, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Economic Evaluation of the Routine Childhood Immunization Program in the United States, 2009

This article, published in Pediatrics, presents an economic analysis of the US childhood immunization schedule. The study used population-based vaccination coverage, vaccine efficacy data, historical data on disease incidence before vaccination, and …

Author: Zhou F, Shefer A, Wenger J, et al.

Publication date: 2014

An Economic Evaluation of Thermostable Vaccines in Cambodia, Ghana, and Bangladesh

This article, published in Vaccine, evaluates the incremental health and programmatic cost impacts of theoretical new vaccine products as compared to the standard vaccine products in multi-dose vials in Cambodia, Ghana, and Bangladesh. The authors …

Author: Levin A, Levin C, Kristensen D, Matthias D

Publication date: 2007

Economic Evaluations of Rotavirus Immunization for Developing Countries: A Review of the Literature

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, analyzes the cost-effectiveness of universal rotavirus immunization in developing countries. The authors identified and evaluated 15 cost-effectiveness studies conducted in the developing world. …

Author: Tu HA, Woerdenbag HJ, Kane S, Rozenbaum MH, Li SC, Postma MJ

Publication date: 2011

Economic Impact of a Rotavirus Vaccination Program in Mexico

This article, published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health, examines a national rotavirus vaccination program in Mexico and evaluates its costs and benefits. The article concludes that the program would be highly cost-effective and …

Author: Constenla D, Velázquez FR, Rheingans RD, Antil L, Cervantes Y

Publication date: 2009

The Economic Impact of Childhood Acute Gastroenteritis on Malawian Families and the Healthcare System

This article, published in BMJ Open, reports on a study that found significant financial burden from childhood diarrheal disease to the healthcare system and to households in Malawi. The latter face the risk of consequent impoverishment, as the …

Author: Hendrix N, Bar-Zeev N, Atherly D, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Economics of Immunization: A Guide to the Literature and Other Resources

This 87-page document identifies literature and web resources on costing, cost-benefit analyses, financing, and policy among other issues.

Author: World Health Organization, US Agency for International Development, and Partners in Health Reform Plus

Publication date: 2004

Estimated Economic Impact of Vaccinations in 73 Low- and Middle-Income Countries, 2001-2020

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, discusses the economic benefits of the vaccinations given in low- and middle-income countries supported by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, since Gavi’s establishment in 2001. …

Author: Ozawa S, Clark S, Portnoy A, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Estimating the Costs of Achieving the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015

This paper estimates the costs of achieving the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015, which aims to immunize more people, from infants to seniors, with a greater range of vaccines, and whose chief goal is to, by 2015 or earlier, …

Author: Wolfson LJ, Gasse F, Lee-Martin S, et al.

Publication date: 2008

Evaluaciónde Costo-Efectividad de la Vacuna Anti-rotavirus en Chile

This article, published in Revista Médica de Chile, outlines an economic model that determined rotavirus vaccination is a cost-effective intervention that can effectively reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs of rotavirus …

Author: Constenla D, O'Ryan M, Navarrete M, Antil L, Rheingans R

Publication date: 2006

Evaluating the Cost and Financing of National Immunization Programs

As new vaccines are introduced, accurate information on the cost and financing of national immunization programs can be lacking. This website is designed to serve as a hub for all new information on immunization costing and financing studies to help …

Author: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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