Expanding access to non-traditional vaccines: A perspective from Indonesia

Auliya A. Suwantika, Maarten J. Postma

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In addition to the use of traditional vaccines in the National Immunization Program, the introduction: of additional vaccines in Indonesia appears to be important to further reduce rates of childhood mortality. However, it typically takes at least two decades for additional vaccines to be introduced into the National Immunization Program since decisions to introduce additional vaccines must be supported with clear strategies to guarantee the supply of affordable vaccines, financial sustainability and long-term commitments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1419-1421
Number of pages3
JournalExpert review of vaccines
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1-Dec-2014


  • Budget
  • Immunization
  • Indonesia
  • Non-traditional
  • Vaccination
  • diphtheria pertussis tetanus vaccine
  • hepatitis B vaccine
  • Rotavirus vaccine
  • antibiotic resistance
  • childhood mortality
  • cost
  • diphtheria tetanus
  • disease control
  • drug industry
  • economic evaluation
  • editorial
  • gross national product
  • health program
  • hepatitis B
  • herd immunity
  • human
  • immunization
  • measles
  • poliomyelitis
  • preventive health service
  • primary health care
  • Rotavirus infection
  • vaccination

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