Using standardized tools to improve immunization costing data for program planning: The cost of the Colombian Expanded Program on Immunization
作者: Carlos Castañeda-OrjuelaMartin RomeroPatricia ArceStephen ReschCara B. JanuszCristiana M. ToscanoFernando De la Hoz-Restrepo
作者单位: 1Epidemiology and Public Health Evaluation Group, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
2Salutia Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia
3Expanded Program on Immunization, Secretaría Distrital de Salud, Bogotá, Colombia
4Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States
5ProVac Initiative, Comprehensive Family Immunization Project, Pan American Health Organization, c/o PAHO, Washington, DC, United States
6Federal University of Goiás, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
刊名: Vaccine, 2013, Vol.31 , pp.C72-C79
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.05.038
关键词: Costs and cost analysisVaccinesImmunization programsColombia
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Introduction(#br)The cost of Expanded Programs on Immunization (EPI) is an important aspect of the economic and financial analysis needed for planning purposes. Costs also are needed for cost-effectiveness analysis of introducing new vaccines. We describe a costing tool that improves the speed, accuracy, and availability of EPI costs and that was piloted in Colombia.(#br)Methods(#br)The ProVac CostVac Tool is a spreadsheet-based tool that estimates overall EPI costs considering program inputs (personnel, cold chain, vaccines, supplies, etc.) at three administrative levels (central, departmental, and municipal) and one service delivery level (health facilities). It uses various costing methods. The tool was evaluated through a pilot exercise in Colombia. In addition to the...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.492 (2012)

  • immunization 免疫法
  • program 程序
  • costing 成本计算
  • vaccination 注射疫苗
  • vaccines 疫苗
  • improve 改进
  • planning 计划
  • costs 费用
  • department 
  • vaccinated 接种疫苗的