Navigation Links
New studies show progress, value in vaccination against deadly pneumonia
Date:11/9/2011

sey. "This new research shows that, with GAVI support, pneumococcal vaccines are also very good value for the money, no matter how we break out the data."

The new study, which was funded by GAVI and conducted by an independent group of academic researchers, finds that the benefits of vaccination go far beyond the children who are actually immunised. The authors estimate that "herd immunity" would protect older adults and younger children, because they will be exposed to fewer sources of infection. The authors also note that the vaccines being introduced with GAVI's support will cover more strains of pneumonia, are cost-effective and save more lives.

Sinha said that she and her colleagues based their conclusions on the price of the pneumococcal vaccines under the terms of GAVI's Advance Market Commitment. At the prices negotiated, she said, the vaccines would be "highly cost-effective in 69 out of the 72 GAVI countries." Data on costs averted with GAVI-funded vaccines are equally as compelling. The study shows that from 2010 to 2019, costs averted due to direct and indirect effects of the vaccines range from US$ 986 million to US$ 1.2 billion, about 85% of which would otherwise be spent treating pneumonia.

The global roll out of pneumococcal vaccines in developing countries began in December 2010 when Nicaragua introduced the vaccine into its routine programme with GAVI's support. Since then Kenya, Guyana, Sierra Leone, Yemen, Honduras, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Central African Republic, the Gambia, Benin, Cameroon, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia have introduced it this year and Malawi will begin on 12 November World Pneumonia Day.

This progress is thanks to GAVI donors and to the development of the Advance Market Commitment (AMC), an innovative finance mechanism pioneered by GAVI. With US $1.5 billion from Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Russian Federation, Norway and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, t
'/>"/>

Contact: Coimbra Sirica
csirica@burnesscommunications.com
301-943-3287
GAVI Alliance
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. UC studies show marijuana has therapeutic value, reports to legislature
2. Second Dose of Gene Therapy for Inherited Blindness Proves Safe in Animal Studies
3. Studies Detail Possible Benefits of omega-3 Fatty Acids for Dogs With Arthritis
4. COPPERTONE(R) Solar Research Center Unveils Studies on Efficacy of Topical Antioxidants in Sunscreens at 2010 Annual Meeting of The American Academy of Dermatology
5. Promega - TOP srl Agreement Enables Live Animal Imaging for Cancer Studies
6. Most Drug Studies Dont Help Docs Pick Best Treatment
7. Gays, Lesbians Excluded From Some Medical Studies
8. Studies Show Significant Increases of C. Difficile Infections (CDI)
9. Studies examine Third Eye Retroscope during colonoscopy
10. Statement of Ralph B. Everett, President and CEO, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, on House Passage of Health Reform Legislation
11. New studies on surgical options in inherited breast cancer show drastic treatment is not always best
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... recent papers by a University of Colorado School ... develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West ... disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. Kieft, PhD, associate ... School of Medicine and an early career scientist ... recently published articles in the scholarly journals ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe ... face an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug ... help relieve shortness of breath. But some patients ... cause potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s ... medical director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that the anti-seizure drug ... The findings, reported in the American Journal ... to more effective treatments for alcoholism. , Excessive ... causes of illness and death in the U.S. ... the productivity of workers and necessitating huge health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... scientists and their partners have found that their proprietary ... transmission of multiple sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in both ... virus 2 (HSV-2), and human papillomavirus (HPV). The USAID-funded ... is effective against multiple strains of HIV, and has ... three viruses of at least eight hours prior to ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... found that India,s shocking rates of suicide are highest ... clinging to tiny smallholdings less than one hectare ... cotton and coffee, that are highly susceptible to global ... previous case studies that point to a crisis in ... of the nation,s economy during the 90s. Researchers say ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:BUSM researchers find anti-seizure drug may reduce alcohol consumption 2Health News:Animal study provides first evidence that gel can prevent multiple virus transmission in vagina/rectum 2Health News:New evidence of suicide epidemic among India's 'marginalized' farmers 2Health News:New evidence of suicide epidemic among India's 'marginalized' farmers 3
... recent surge in,Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) cases have ... to health care,environments (HA-MRSA), the new community acquired ... and athletic settings(1).,Hospitals concerned about the growing incidence ... new technology that converts alcohol into a nonflammable,vapor, ...
... Nov. 2 RHEI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a,fully integrated ... the China market, will be presenting, at the,Acumen ... on Monday,November 5, 2007 at 2:20 p.m., eastern. ... for any,company wishing to gain access to the ...
... BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Nov. 2 Pressure,BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Founder, President, and CEO, will present a corporate,overview at ... in New York City on Monday, November 5, 2007 ... at The New York Palace Hotel, New York,City. The ...
... defined as the capacity to perceive, comprehend and regulate one,s ... able to distinguish between emotions and use this information as ... important benefits of developing this type of intelligence is the ... face an ever changing social and cultural world more effectively. ...
... Instruments, Inc.,developer and manufacturer of Mikro-Tip(R) pressure transducer ... of its MPVS,Ultra(TM) P-V system for both small ... simultaneously and continuously measures high-fidelity,left ventricular pressure and ... in size from transgenic mice to domestic livestock. ...
... SEATTLE, Nov. 2 Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq:,DNDN) will release its ... will host a conference call at 1:30,p.m. PT; 4:30 p.m. ... Access to the discussion may be obtained as follows: ... PT Date: November 15, 2007 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Biomist Inc.: Health Officials Discover New Technology to Kill Superbug MRSA 2Health News:Pressure BioSciences to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw BioFin 9th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on November 5th 2Health News:Emotional Intelligence and the use of tobacco and cannabis 2Health News:Millar Instruments Launches Complete Pressure-Volume System for Large and Small Animal Models 2Health News:-Dendreon to Hold Conference Call on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 4:30 PM ET- 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... its Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous ... Doman , Executive Chairman and Interim CEO of Echo ... Tenth Annual Equity Conference. Mr. Doman ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NEW YORK , Jan. 15, 2014 ... research report is available in its catalogue: ... - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis ... PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Zafgen, Inc., a leading ... of severely obese patients, today announced initial results ... selective inhibitor of methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2), in ... of genetic obesity.  These results showed improvements in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 2Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 2PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 4PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 5Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 2Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 4
... Calif., May 5, 2011 Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... chief financial officer, is scheduled to present a company overview ... in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 10th at 10:00 a.m. ... The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed ...
... May 5, 2011 Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ: ... ended March 31, 2011. The Company reported record ... for the second quarter of last year.  It also reported ... to net loss of ($351,000) or ($0.03) per diluted share ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 2Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 3Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 4Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 5Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 6Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 7Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 8Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 9Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results 10
... The PalmScan A2000 A-Scan [i.e., PalmScan A2000] ... biometer, which incorporates A-mode pulsed-echo ultrasound,technology, and ... the axial length (AL), anterior,chamber depth (ACD), ... This PalmScan A2000,device is also intended for ...
... TOX/See™ is a 1-step, hand-held, point-of-care device for ... in human urine. The TOX/See device can ... abused drugs in 3 to 8 minutes and ... TOX/See cassette is individually packaged to maximize convenience ...
... device for the qualitative detection of drug or ... device can detect up to nine of the ... minutes and requires only a few drops of ... maximize convenience and ease of use. TOX/See features ...
... device for the qualitative detection of drug or ... device can detect up to nine of the ... minutes and requires only a few drops of ... maximize convenience and ease of use. TOX/See features ...
Medicine Products: