Costs of diarrheal disease and the cost-effectiveness of a rotavirus vaccination program in kyrgyzstan.

@article{Flem2009CostsOD,
  title={Costs of diarrheal disease and the cost-effectiveness of a rotavirus vaccination program in kyrgyzstan.},
  author={Elmira T Flem and Renat Latipov and Zuridin S Nurmatov and Yiting Xue and Kaliya T Kasymbekova and Richard D. Rheingans},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={200 Suppl 1},
  pages={S195-202}
}
INTRODUCTION We examined the cost-effectiveness of a rotavirus immunization program in Kyrgyzstan, a country eligible for vaccine funding from the GAVI Alliance. METHODS We estimated the burden of rotavirus disease and its economic consequences by using national and international data. A cost-effectiveness analysis was conducted from government and societal perspectives, along with a range of 1-way sensitivity analyses. RESULTS Rotavirus-related hospitalizations and outpatient visits cost… CONTINUE READING