Systematic review of the costs and effectiveness of interventions to increase infant vaccination coverage in low- and middle-income countries

Published on Oct 22, 2019in BMC Health Services Research1.932
· DOI :10.1186/s12913-019-4468-4
Cristina Munk (Harvard University), Allison Portnoy6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Harvard University)
+ 4 AuthorsNicolas A. Menzies11
Estimated H-index: 11
(Harvard University)
Background In recent years, several large studies have assessed the costs of national infant immunization programs, and the results of these studies are used to support planning and budgeting in low- and middle-income countries. However, few studies have addressed the costs and cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve immunization coverage, despite this being a major focus of policy attention. Without this information, countries and international stakeholders have little objective evidence on the efficiency of competing interventions for improving coverage.
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