The potential impact of immunization campaign budget re-allocation on global eradication of paediatric infectious diseases

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p739
Academic Journal
The article reports on the potential benefits of coordinating infectious disease eradication programs that use campaigns including supplementary immunization activities (SIAs) in three different countries. It illustrates how budget allocation strategies can interact with the nonlinear nature of disease transmission, to determine time to eradication of several infectious diseases. It reports that diseases can be eradicated relatively quickly under the sequential strategy.


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