• vaccine
  • 7 The study used consistent methods and assumptions for each vaccine assessed and thus provided comprehensive economic information of uniform consistency for making US vaccine policy and immunization program decisions. (aappublications.org)
  • During a recent three-day Asian Vaccine Conference, health experts appealed to countries to add "under-utilised vaccines such as those of pneumococcal, haemophilus influenzae type-b (Hib), and rotavirus" into national immunization programs, the Nation reports. (kff.org)
  • So far, 39 of 92 countries where the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is sold have added it to their national immunization programs. (kff.org)
  • Hong Kong will become the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to add the vaccine as part of its national immunization program, beginning in September. (kff.org)
  • For approximately 30 years, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID) of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) -- the two groups responsible for developing vaccine recommendations for the public and private sectors -- worked to develop similar schedules for routine childhood vaccination. (cdc.gov)
  • Representatives from state immunization programs, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration, and vaccine manufacturers also participated. (cdc.gov)
  • birth
  • Analyses showed that routine childhood immunization among members of the 2009 US birth cohort will prevent ∼42 000 early deaths and 20 million cases of disease, with net savings of $13.5 billion in direct costs and $68.8 billion in total societal costs, respectively. (aappublications.org)
  • health
  • 1 - 6 In addition to the health benefits that have accrued from the US immunization program, cost savings have accrued as well. (aappublications.org)
  • The unification of these childhood immunization schedules is essential to issuing consistent recommendations for both private and public health practitioners and for parents. (cdc.gov)