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  1. Modeling the impact and cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention efforts.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives

    This study explores how mathematical models can be used to examine the relationship between the effectiveness and costs of different prevention strategies.

    The analysis, based on a model designed to simulate the spread of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, illustrates how the impact and relative cost-effectiveness of a prevention programme are sensitive to a number of factors including the rate of spread of HIV prior to the introduction of the programme, the measure used to evaluate the impact of the programme, and the point when the programme is introduced in the epidemic.

    Results

    Assessing the impact and cost-effectiveness of different HIV prevention strategies is problematic.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Analyse coût efficacité, Economie santé, Epidémiologie, Modèle mathématique, Prévention, Afrique subsaharienne, Afrique, Homme, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Génie biomédical

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Cost efficiency analysis, Health economy, Epidemiology, Mathematical model, Prevention, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Human, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency, Sexually transmitted disease, Biomedical engineering

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0354943

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.