Rotavirus vaccination for Hong Kong children: an economic evaluation from the Hong Kong Government perspective.

@article{Ho2008RotavirusVF,
  title={Rotavirus vaccination for Hong Kong children: an economic evaluation from the Hong Kong Government perspective.},
  author={Anthony M-H Ho and E Anthony S Nelson and Damian G. Walker},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={
          52-8
        }
}
AIMS To perform an economic analysis of government-funded universal rotavirus vaccination in Hong Kong from the government's perspective. METHODS A Markov model of costs and effects (disability averted) associated with universal vaccination was compared with no vaccination. In both strategies, newborns were studied until 5 years of age or until they died, using cost, probability and utility data from the literature. The potential cost savings and cost effectiveness of vaccination were… CONTINUE READING

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