Quiz No. 3 Economic Evaluations Of Vaccines

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Programmatic

    • B. 

      Technical

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Feasibility

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Economic evaluations

    • B. 

      Budget impact analyses

    • C. 

      Financial sustainability analyses

    • D. 

      A and c are correct

    • E. 

      A, b and c are correct

  • 3. 
    The ProVac Initiative is a PAHO project whose primary mission is to build national capacity for informed evidence-based decision-making on the introduction of new vaccines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    PAHO's ProVac Initiative operates mainly at the regional level in Washington, DC and its primary mission is to foster North-South collaboration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      It varies with the perspective used

    • B. 

      Healthcare system costs

    • C. 

      Costs borne by patients and their families

    • D. 

      Unrelated future costs

  • 6. 
    In order to estimate vaccine efficacy, the efficacy observed in clinical trials must be considered and this must be adjusted based on routine vaccination coverage and data on reduction of the vaccine’s strength due to exposure to heat or freezing temperatures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The estimation of vaccine effectiveness is independent of vaccination program coverage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Healthcare sector costs have two components: costs of the vaccination program and cost savings on treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Infectiousness of the disease

    • B. 

      Duration of the period of infectiousness

    • C. 

      Percentage of susceptible population

    • D. 

      Number of new host contacts

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    When would a dynamic model be recommended over a static model?
    • A. 

      When the number of births is high

    • B. 

      When there is a high level of migration to the country to be evaluated

    • C. 

      When the herd effect is significant

    • D. 

      All of the above