How cost effective is universal varicella vaccination in developing countries? A case-study from Colombia
作者: Angel Paternina-CaicedoFernando De la Hoz-RestrepoOscar Gamboa-GarayCarlos Castañeda-OrjuelaMartha Velandia-GonzálezNelson Alvis-Guzmán
作者单位: 1Research Group in Health Economics - GIES, Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia, Piedra de Bolívar, Avd El Consulado, Calle 30 No. 48-152, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
2Epidemiology and Public Health Evaluation Group, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Carrera 30 # 45-03, Office 150, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
3Ministerio de la Protección Social de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
刊名: Vaccine, 2013, Vol.31 (2), pp.402-409
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.10.100
关键词: VaccinationCost effectivenessColombiaChickenpox
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Objective(#br)Varicella vaccination has not been introduced worldwide, especially in developing countries. The present study assesses the potential epidemiological and economic impact of one-dose and two-dose varicella vaccination schemes in Colombia, a south American upper middle-income country.(#br)Methods(#br)A decision-tree based model was developed. Varicella cases were estimated based on previous reports of seropositivity within the country. Cost per life-year gained (LYG) was the main outcome measure. Costs from the health care system perspective were expressed in 2008 American dollars. Deterministic and probabilistic sensitivity analyses were performed.(#br)Results(#br)In Colombia, there would be 700,197 varicella cases in an average year plus 60 yearly deaths without...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.492 (2012)

  • vaccination 注射疫苗
  • varicella 水痘
  • developing 显影
  • effective 有效的
  • universal 万能的
  • country 地方
  • intervention 
  • seropositivity 血清阳性
  • income 收入
  • American 美国的