Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 18th, 2006
Study 1: Not all alternative polio immunization policies are cost effective in South Africa.
Researchers in England and South Africa conducted a study "to assess the cost-effectiveness of switching from oral polio vaccine (OPV) to inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), or to cease polio vaccination in routine immunization services in South Africa at the time of OPV cessation globally following polio eradication."
"The cost-effectiveness of nine different polio immunization alternatives was evaluated. The costs of introducing IPV in a separate...
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