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Last approved: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:02:11 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:07:46 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
Vaccine Policy
Vaccine Policy
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PUBH 6305

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Examines the development of U.S. vaccine policy and the growth of various markets targeting routine vaccination of all populations. The interactions among business, legal, political, public health, medical, federal/state/local government, and consumer communities that combine to influence vaccine delivery in a broad range of settings.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: Understand that vaccines are a unique medical intervention and a vital tool to combat infectious disease, with implications for the public’s health. Understand the complexity in formulating a comprehensive vaccine policy that addresses the concerns and needs of all stakeholders who are involved in vaccine production, delivery and finance. Identify policy options available to a variety of stakeholder groups to improve the vaccine delivery system and factors that make these options attractive or controversial to professionals in each of the stakeholder categories. Understand the process and policies involved in delivering vaccines to targeted populations in a marketplace economy Understand how the U.S. impacts vaccine access and financing in the global market
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