Cost Effectiveness of both (Monovalent and Pentavalent) Rotavirus Vaccines


Hacimustafaoglu M., ÇELEBİ S., AKIN L., Agin M., Sevencan F.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.7, no.1, pp.13-20, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ced.2013.04
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-20

Abstract

Objective: Rotavirus (RV) infections constitute a substantial burden in Turkey, particularly in children under 5 years of age. RV vaccines are administered to infants by payment only,and no reimbursement is available. The first aim of this study is to evaluate the cost effectiveness of implementing a national basis monovalent or pentavalent RV vaccination program in target populations.