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Dilokthornsakul, Piyameth

Estimating the Productivity Burden of Pediatric Pneumococcal Disease in Thailand

Background: Pneumococcal diseases were estimated to cause 1.6 million deaths annually worldwide in 2008, with approximately half of these occurring in children aged under 5 years. The consequences and deaths adversely impact individuals' and caregivers' work productivity.

Objectives: This study aimed to quantify the potential lifetime productivity loss due to pneumococcal diseases among the pediatric population in Thailand using productivity-adjusted life years (PALYs).

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 11:42