Maternal influenza immunization: Guidance to inform introduction of influenza vaccine in low and middle-income countries
National governments require economic data on the burden of influenza disease, the cost effectiveness of the vaccine, and the projected implementation costs of a maternal influenza immunization programme in their country in order to inform the allocation of limited resources and prioritization of interventions in the health sector.
The resource documents listed below can support countries to assess the economic and social benefits of introducing influenza vaccination or to expand existing vaccination strategies.
WHO Manual for estimating the economic burden of seasonal influenza
Tool for estimating the economic burden associated with seasonal influenza