Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine implementation in middle-income countries

Tricarico, Serena and McNeil, Hannah C. and Cleary, David W. and Head, Michael G. and Lim, Victor and Kok, Ivan Seng Yap and Chong, Chun Wie and Cheng, Siang Tan and Mohd Nor, Norazmi and Ismail, Aziah and Seong, Eddy Guan Cheah and Faust, Saul N. and Jefferies, Johanna M.C. and Roderick, Paul J. and Moore, Michael and Ho, Ming Yuen and Newell, Marie-Louise and McGrath, Nuala and Doncaster, C. Patrick and Kraaijeveld, Alex R. and Webb , Jeremy S. and Clarke, Stuart C. (2017) Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine implementation in middle-income countries. Pneumonia, 9 (6). pp. 1-15. ISSN 2200-6133

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Since 2000, the widespread adoption of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) has had a major impact in the prevention of pneumonia. Limited access to international financial support means some middle-income countries (MICs) are trailing in the widespread use of PCVs. We review the status of PCV implementation, and discuss any needs and gaps related to low levels of PCV implementation in MICs, with analysis of possible solutions to strengthen the PCV implementation process in MICs.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica > RS1-441 Pharmacy and materia medica
Divisions: Institut Penyelidikan Perubatan Molekul (Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine INFORMM) > Article
Zoom Profil Pakar (Expert Profile) > Aziah Ismail (Institute For Research In Molecular Medicine (Health Campus))
Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2017 03:58
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2017 03:58

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