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Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination and the Value of Prevention

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Title: Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination and the Value of Prevention
Authors: Wolff, Ellen
Issue Date: 27-Nov-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I, Wolff E, Elfström KM, Haugen Cange H, Larsson S, Englund H, Sparén P, Roth A. Cost-effectiveness of sex-neutral HPV-vaccination in Sweden, accounting for herd immunity and sexual behaviour. Vaccine 2018;36:5160-5165:

II, Wolff E, Aronsson B, Hultstrand M, Brouwers L. Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Different Vaccination Strategies to Reduce Pertussis among Infants in Sweden. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology 2019;5:065:

III, Wolff E, Storsaeter J, Örtqvist Å, Naucler P, Larsson S, Lepp T, Roth A. Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination for elderly in Sweden. Vaccine 2020;38:4988-95:

IV, Wolff E, Widgren K, Scalia Tomba G, Lepp T, Andersson S, Roth A. Cost-effectiveness of varicella and herpes zoster vaccination in Sweden, using a dynamic model. Submitted manuscript

V, Wolff E, Larsson S, Svensson M. Willingness to pay for health improvements using stated preferences: prevention vs treatment. Value in Health 2020;23:1384-1390:

Date of Defence: 2020-12-18
Disputation: Fredagen den 18 december 2020, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Health Econmics
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to analyse the cost-effectiveness of vaccination of infectious diseases and to investigate the value of prevention, in a Swedish setting. This thesis consists of five studies. In Study I through IV, decision analytical modelling was applied to economic evaluations of the cost-effectiveness of vaccination or vaccination strategies against infectious diseases. Study I investigated the cost-effectiveness of sex-neutral HPV vaccination compared to girls-only va... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-032-2
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