"KEY IDEAS",REFERENCE,"KEY RESULTS",ABSTRACT,YEAR,VPD,LOCATION "Immunization can decrease hospital admissions, thus alleviating pressure on overburdened health systems.","""Ngabo, F., Tate, J.E., Gatera, M., et al 2016. Effect of pentavalent rotavirus vaccine introduction on hospital admissions for diarrhea and rotavirus in children in Rwanda: a time-series analysis. Lancet Global Health. 4:e129-36""","Two years after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Rwanda, the country saw nearly 400 fewer hospital admissions for diarrhea among young children at 24 district hospitals. ",https://ac.els-cdn.com/S2214109X15002703/1-s2.0-S2214109X15002703-main.pdf?_tid=1ec04170-e10e-11e7-8b4d-00000aacb35e&acdnat=1513283822_f877914b1bd3272ffa4307d4b9278e31,2016,"Diarrhea, Rotavirus","Gavi-eligible country, African Region, RWANDA" "Immunization can decrease hospital admissions, thus alleviating pressure on overburdened health systems.","""Burnett, E., Jonesteller, C. L., Tate, J. E., et al. 2017. Global impact of rotavirus vaccination on childhood hospitalizations and mortality from diarrhea.. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 215(11), 1666-1672.""","A literature review of impact evaluations from multiple countries following introduction of rotavirus vaccine showed a 32% median reduction in hospitalizations due to acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in children <1 year of age and a 38% median reduction in children <5 years. Laboratory confirmed rotavirus hospitalizations fell by 80% and 67% in children <1 and <5 years, respectively, after introduction of rotavirus vaccine. In high mortality setting, AGE decreased by 46% in children <5 years. ",,2017,"Diarrhea, Rotavirus","Global, Gavi-eligible country"