Cost-Effectiveness of a New Rotavirus Vaccination Program in Pakistan: A Decision Tree Model

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on the expected public health impact of a national rotavirus vaccination program in Pakistan by performing a cost-effectiveness study from the perspective of the health care system. Across a range of sensitivity analyses, a national rotavirus vaccination program was predicted to decrease health and economic burden due to rotavirus gastroenteritis in Pakistan by approximately 40 percent, making vaccination highly cost-effective in this context. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Patel HD, Roberts ET, Constenla DO

Published: 2013

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    Citation: Patel HD, Roberts ET, Constenla DO. Cost-Effectiveness of a New Rotavirus Vaccination Program in Pakistan: A Decision Tree Model. Vaccine. 2013;31(51):6072-6078.