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  • Cost-benefit of Iron Deficiency Interventions in Argentina

    Monday, February 16th, 2009

    A recent issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health includes an article* that attempts to estimate the direct and indirect cost of iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in Argentina and compare it with the cost of a prevention and treatment program.
    The authors analyzed a prior scenario to gage the relative […]

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    Is Childhood Vaccination Against Hepatitis A Cost-Effective? Results of a Chilean Study

    Friday, June 20th, 2008

    The May 2008 issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health, the scientific journal published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), contained an article* that analyzes the cost-effectiveness of universal vaccination of children against hepatitis A in Chile.
    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hepatitis A is highly prevalent across Latin America and […]

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    Is Vaccination for Rotavirus Gastroenteritis Cost-Effective in LAC?

    Thursday, June 19th, 2008

    A recent issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health, the scientific journal published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), contained an article* that looks at the cost-effectiveness of universal rotavirus vaccination program in Brazil among children age five or younger. Brazil introduced such a vaccination program in March 2006 on purely […]

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