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Dr Gianluca Baio: Novel health economic evaluation of a vaccination strategy to prevent HPV-related diseases: the BEST study

18 May 2012

A paper by Baio et al. has been accepted for publication by Medical Care, one of the leading journals in the field of health care sciences and services. The paper analyses the economic performance of vaccination against Human Papilloma Virus (one of the leading causes to cervical cancer) in conjunction with currently available screening programmes. The papers shows evidence in favour of clinical benefits at sustainable extra costs for the NHS, with clear public health implications.