Perspective of Iranian Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Surveillance System in the Era of Newly Introduced Pentavalent Vaccine: Possibility of Implementing a Sentinel Hospital-Based Surveillance System

@inproceedings{Karami2015PerspectiveOI,
  title={Perspective of Iranian Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Surveillance System in the Era of Newly Introduced Pentavalent Vaccine: Possibility of Implementing a Sentinel Hospital-Based Surveillance System},
  author={Manoochehr Karami and Seyed Mohsen Zahraei and Mohammad Mehd{\'i} Gouya},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
  year={2015}
}
Haemophilus influenza (Hib) conjugates vaccine (HibCV) using a pentavalent formulation was introduced to Iranian routine immunization program from November 2014. Iran is preparing to include pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) as well. Assessing the impact of HibCV to provide evidences regarding sustained administration of this vaccine is necessary. There are different methods and study designs to measuring impact of new vaccine, which ranges from population based active surveillance systems… CONTINUE READING