Webinar: Disruptions to childhood immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic: Health impact modeling and economic perspectives

September 22, 2021

Part of the fall 2021 inaugural webinar series of the Immunization Economics SIG that focuses on current research relevant to the immunization economics community of practice.

In the second session Mark Jit, Han Fu, and Kaja Abbas will present “Disruptions to childhood immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic: health impact modeling and economic perspectives.” National immunization programs globally have been disrupted due to the severe health system constraints caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the public health and social measures to mitigate the outbreak. The speakers will present health impact modeling studies and economic perspectives on disruptions to routine childhood immunization and vaccination campaigns. Mark Jit, Han Fu, and Kaja Abbas are part of the Modelling and Economic Evaluation of Vaccines group at LSHTM (https://meev.lshtm.ac.uk), and conduct applied epidemiological and economic research to inform public health decisions about vaccination.

 

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