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Zechmeister, I. and Freiesleben de Blasio, B. and Radlberger, P. and Wild, C. and Kvas, E. and Garnett, G. and Neilson, A. R. (2007): [Economic evaluation of HPV vaccination in Austria]. HTA-Projektbericht 09.

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Objective: The aim of this study is to forecast effectiveness and cost effectiveness of different HPV vaccination programs in Austria.

Method: In addition to a systematic literature review, long term health effects and costs have been analysed with a dynamic transmission model which has been adapted and validated for the Austrian context. 3 different prevention strategies with varying assumptions on vaccination coverage, effectiveness and duration of protection have been evaluated: 1. “screening only” – the current standard treatment, 2. vaccination of 12-year-old girls in addition to screening, 3. vaccination of 12-year-old girls and boys in addition to screening.

Item Type:Project Report
Additional Information:Reviewed by: Univ. Prof. Ernst Kubista, Univ. Prof. Uwe Siebert
Keywords:Human papillomavirus (HPV), vaccines, vaccination, immunization/immunisation programme/program, cervical cancer, cervical carcinoma, economic evaluation, costs, effectiveness, prognosis, model, Austria
Subjects:WA Public health > WA 108-245 Preventive medicine
W Health professions > W 74-80 Medical economics. Health care costs
WA Public health > WA 309 Women´s health
WP Gynaecology > WP 470-480 Cervix uteri. Cervix diseases
WA Public health > WA 105 Epidemiology
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Series Name:HTA-Projektbericht
Deposited on:29 Jan 2008 11:55
Last Modified:15 Jul 2020 17:36

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