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Potential Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination for Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Eight Latin American and Caribbean Countries

Investigators developed a model using epidemiological evidence, country-specific cost estimates, and vaccine efficacy data to estimate the cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination and determined that it would reduce health care expenses and disease burden associated with rotavirus gastroenteritis. This article was published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Rheingans R, Constenla D, Antil L, Innis B, Breuer T

Published: 2007

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Citation: Rheingans R, Constenla D, Antil L, Innis B, Breuer T. Potential Cost-effectiveness of Vaccination for Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Eight Latin American and Caribbean Countries. Pan American Journal of Public Health. 2007;21(4):205-216.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Immunization financing, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean