Navigating vaccine introduction: A guide for decision-makers—Japanese encephalitis
This guide is designed to help country decision-makers understand the evidence around Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine introduction, the potential benefits, and how to incorporate JE vaccines into their country’s immunization program. The guide consists of five modules.
- • Cost-effectiveness analysis is a useful way to compare the costs and benefits of introducing and maintaining JE vaccination with those of not introducing the vaccine. It is an important tool for decision-makers considering JE vaccination programs....Author: path
- • Three JE vaccines have been prequalified by WHO as safe, effective, and acceptable for procurement by United Nations agencies. • Vaccination programs using any of the WHO-prequalified JE vaccines would provide lifesaving protection from JE for yo...Author: PATHCategory: Vaccines and delivery technologies
- • WHO recommends that JE-endemic countries conduct a one-time JE vaccination campaign in the primary target population and then incorporate JE vaccine into the national immunization program (NIP) as routine immunization. • Routine immunization with ...Author: PATH
- • Determining the costs and requirements to finance a new JE vaccination program is the final, essential step in deciding to introduce JE vaccine into a national immunization program. • Before introduction, countries should analyze and update compr...Author: PATH