Since the use of the cowpox vaccine to prevent smallpox almost 200 years ago, vaccines have proved to be one of medicine’s greatest discoveries. There are currently about 25 vaccines given to prevent or minimize disease caused by infectious agents, and the potential exists for new vaccines to be developed against a wide range of human pathogens. There are major challenges for policy makers around the world in selecting appropriate vaccines and schedules and in securing resources for the vaccination programmes. Vaccination & World Health is the fourth of a series of annual public health forums organized by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. It summarizes the current state of the art in vaccination policy and aims to:
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International policymakers face major challenges in selecting appropriate vaccines and securing resources for vaccination programs. This indispensable book summarizes the current state of the art in vaccination policy and describes the progress made in vaccination programs worldwide along with the prospects for developing new vaccines.
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Descripción Wiley, 1995. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0471952427