Economic evaluation of different vaccination programmes to prevent congenital rubella.

@article{StrayPedersen1982EconomicEO,
  title={Economic evaluation of different vaccination programmes to prevent congenital rubella.},
  author={Babill Stray-Pedersen},
  journal={NIPH annals},
  year={1982},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={69-83}
}
Vaccination against rubella was introduced in Norway in 1978. Without any vaccination policy the frequency of congenital rubella is estimated at 0.4 per 1000 births. In this paper the consequences and effectiveness of the various vaccination programmes are evaluated by applying a cost benefit model. Economically, all strategies to prevent congenital rubella turn out to be cost effective. However, based on the benefit/cost ratios and the net benefit the following recommendation can be made… CONTINUE READING