Cost-Benefit Analysis of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Immunization in Korea

  title={Cost-Benefit Analysis of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Immunization in Korea},
  author={Sangjin Shin and Young Jeon Shin and Moran Ki},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
An economic evaluation of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) immunization was conducted to examine whether Hib immunization should be included in Korea's national immunization program. The costs and benefits included direct and indirect values and an estimation of the economic efficiency. We determined that a universal Hib immunization program in Korea would prevent 17 deaths and 280 invasive Hib cases. When we assumed the one Hib immunization cost as 26,000 won, the national Hib immunization… CONTINUE READING


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