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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 70, Issue 2, pp 188–188 | Cite as

Routine Hepatitis B immunization in India : Cost effectiveness needs reassessment

  • Jacob M. Puliyel
  • Riju Mittal
  • Vineet Tyagi
  • Sangeeta Gupta
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Administration Cost National Family Health Survey Cost Effectiveness Assessment Hemophilus Influenzae Gupta Department 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacob M. Puliyel
    • 1
  • Riju Mittal
    • 1
  • Vineet Tyagi
    • 1
  • Sangeeta Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics and NeonatologySt. Stephen’s HospitalTis Hazari, DelhiIndia

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