Cost-effectiveness of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine introduction in the universal immunization schedule in Haryana State, India.

@article{Gupta2013CosteffectivenessOH,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine introduction in the universal immunization schedule in Haryana State, India.},
  author={Madhu Gupta and Shankar Prinja and Rajesh Kumar and Manmeet Kaur},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={51-61}
}
OBJECTIVE In India, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine introduction in the universal immunization programme requires evidence of its potential health impact and cost-effectiveness, as it is a costly vaccine. Since childhood mortality, vaccination coverage and health service utilization vary across states, the cost-effectiveness of introducing Hib vaccine was studied in Haryana state. METHODOLOGY A mathematical model was used to compare scenarios with and without Hib vaccination to… CONTINUE READING
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