Health and economic impact of rotavirus vaccination in GAVI-eligible countries

  title={Health and economic impact of rotavirus vaccination in GAVI-eligible countries},
  author={Sun-Young Kim and Steve Sweet and David Slichter and Sue J. Goldie},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Rotavirus infection is responsible for about 500,000 deaths annually, and the disease burden is disproportionately borne by children in low-income countries. Recently the World Health Organization (WHO) has released a global recommendation that all countries include infant rotavirus vaccination in their national immunization programs. Our objective was to provide information on the expected health, economic and financial consequences of rotavirus vaccines in the 72 GAVI support… CONTINUE READING


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