LiST: Lives Saved Tool

VaccinePollard, S.L., et al., Estimating the Herd Immunity Effect of Rotavirus Vaccine. Vaccine, 2015. 33(32): p. 3795-800.

Introduction

Diarrhea is one of the leading causes of death in children under 5, and an estimated 39% of these deaths are attributable to rotavirus. Currently two live, oral rotavirus vaccines have been introduced on the market; however, the herd immunity effect associated with rotavirus vaccine has not yet been quantified. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to estimate the herd immunity effects associated with rotavirus vaccines.

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LiST used to evaluate the potential impact of community health worker programs

September 10, 2017 –  “Expanding the population coverage of evidence-based interventions with community health workers to save the lives of mothers and children: an analysis of potential global impact using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)” – published online in the Journal of Global Health

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