Vaccines are a highly effective technology to counter important health issues. In recent years, vaccines have been developed for pathogens causing pneumonia and diarrhoea, two of the leading causes of childhood deaths in the world.
Research by members of CHE has investigated the economic burden of vaccine-preventable illnesses as well as the cost-effectiveness of specific new vaccines and implementation strategies, primarily in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Ongoing and developmental CHE research builds on this base; exploring issues such as:
Research staff involved: Richard Cookson (TEEHTA team).