Three-dose coverage with HepB vaccine (HepB3) increased from 30% to 70% during this period, and 3-dose coverage with Hib vaccine
(Hib3) increased from 13% to 38%.
In Bangladesh, 17-35 per cent of radiologically confirmed pneumonia was prevented by at least two doses of Hib vaccine
Highly effective and safe protein-polysaccharide conjugate Hib vaccines
have been available for almost 20 years.
Not surprisingly, Hib vaccine
coverage measured by receipt of [greater than or equal to] 3 doses dropped from 90.
And there is more good news: Another Hib vaccine
, GlaxoSmithKline's Hiberix, is waiting in the wings to enhance the booster supply.
Before January 2009, NIS did not request Hib vaccine
product type and considered fully vaccinated with Hib vaccine
all children who had received 3 or more doses of any Hib-containing vaccine.
Since Hib vaccine
implementation, concerns have arisen about serotype replacement and emergence of virulent non-b H.
In 2000, Hib vaccine
was only in widespread use in the WHO Region of the Americas and European Region.
3) In the present study, safety and efficacy of Hib vaccine
has been studied.
She added, It is also a historical moment because Hib vaccine
is being rolled out all over India.
Given the chemical similarities between Hia and Hib capsular polysaccharides, it has been suggested that a bivalent Hib-Hia glycoconjugate vaccine formulation with a similar CP previously used for Hib vaccine
could be utilized to induce effective immune protection against both Hia and Hib infections [14, 17].
Overall, the study suggested that all three vaccines would be cost- effective in Pakistan with Hib vaccine
being the most cost- effective.