Cost-effectiveness analysis of vaccinations and decision makings on vaccination programmes in Hong Kong: A systematic review

Objectives: To describe and systematically review the modelling and reporting of cost-effectiveness analysis of vaccination in Hong Kong, and to identify areas for quality enhancement in future cost-effectiveness analyses. Methods: We conducted a comprehensive and systematic review of cost-effectiveness studies related to vaccination and government immunisation programmes in Hong Kong published from 1990 to 2015, through database search of Pubmed, Web of Science, Embase, and OVID Medline. Methodological quality of selected studies was assessed using Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards checklist (CHEERS). Decision making of vaccination was obtained from Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases (SCVPD) and Department of Health in Hong Kong. Results: Nine eligible studies reporting twelve comparative cost-effectiveness comparisons of vaccination programme for influenza (n = 2), pneumococcal disease (n = 3), influenza plus pneumococcal disease (n = 1), chickenpox (n = 2), Haemo

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