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Public Finance of Rotavirus Vaccination in India and Ethiopia: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that evaluated the potential impact of a publicly funded national rotavirus vaccination program in India and Ethiopia on reducing deaths and household costs due to rotavirus disease. The authors concluded that, in both countries, such a program would lead to a substantial decrease in rotavirus deaths, mainly among poorer populations; it would also reduce household expenditures across all income groups and would effectively provide financial risk protection, mostly concentrated among the poorest.

Author: Verguet S, Murphy S, Anderson B, Johansson KA, Glass R, Rheingans R

Published: 2013

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Citation: Verguet S, Murphy S, Anderson B, Johansson KA, Glass R, Rheingans R. Public Finance of Rotavirus Vaccination in India and Ethiopia: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Vaccine. 2013;31(42):4902-4910.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Introduction and service delivery, Immunization financing, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Africa, Asia