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Comparative impact assessment of child pneumonia interventions

Authored by: Niessen, L., ten Hove, A., Hilderink, H., et al

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Key Idea

This study investigated the cost-effectiveness of multiple interventions against childhood pneumonia (including vaccination), and found that different combinations of expanded vaccine coverage with community or facility-based management, nutritional programs, or indoor air pollution measures, maximized child health by providing the greatest health yield per dollar spent.

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Niessen, L., ten Hove, A., Hilderink, H., et al 2009. Comparative impact assessment of child pneumonia interventions. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 87:472-80.

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