Researchers recommend establishing a new multidisciplinary Global Technical Council on Infectious Disease Threats to better coordinate international management of volatile infectious disease risks and their consequences.
Public health researchers discuss the importance of making economic evaluations of vaccines AMR-sensitive, outline how this can be done, and offer a roadmap for future research. read more here
Following a call for concept notes last year, the VoVRN Secretariat, members of the Steering Committee, and external expert reviewers identified promising studies to recommend for funding. Learn more about these projects here
This position manages the research projects in the portfolio of Professor David E. Bloom, including the Value of Vaccination Research Network (VoVRN) project, a multi-year effort to fund and encourage new research on the social and economic benefits of vaccination. Learn more about job opening here
A new article explores issues of infectious diseases, threats of disruption caused by outbreaks and epidemics, and potential risk management steps including new and improved vaccines. Read more here
Evaluating vaccination programs according to their broad socioeconomic benefits, beyond their health benefits, will help to address the twin problems of vaccine underutilization and weak incentives for vaccine innovation. See more here
In the October 2017 Newsletter Issue, Dr. Brenzel thanks and welcomes the members of the Immunization Economics Community of Practice. Read her welcome letter here.
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The Value of Vaccination Research Network (VoVRN) is pleased to announce the initiation of a grant-making cycle to fund research on the broader social and economic impacts of vaccination (BSEIV) due Aug 4 2017. See instructions here.
Recent workshop discussed the state of research on the broader social and economic impacts of vaccination (BSEIV), including ongoing and prospective research. Access summary and presentation materials here
Robert Steinglass, Director of the Immunization Center at JSI, delivered a keynote address during the recent workshop: Innovative Approaches to Widening and Deepening Research on the Value of Vaccination. See more here
Researchers have identified vaccination benefits that should be incorporated into economic evaluations to reflect vaccination’s full value. The article discusses data sources, methods, and research questions to be explored. See more here