Estimating the demand for a preventive HIV vaccine: why we need to do better. Reliable estimates would help in achieving several policy and advocacy objectives

PLoS Med. 2006 Sep;3(10):e398. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030398.


Additional research on public and private demand for HIV vaccines is needed to strengthen ongoing advocacy and planning for eventual vaccine introduction, say Hecht and Suraratdecha.

MeSH terms

  • AIDS Vaccines / economics
  • AIDS Vaccines / supply & distribution*
  • Developing Countries / economics
  • Global Health*
  • HIV Infections / economics
  • HIV Infections / prevention & control*
  • Health Care Costs
  • Health Policy*
  • Health Services Needs and Demand*
  • Humans
  • International Cooperation
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Private Sector / economics
  • Public Sector / economics


  • AIDS Vaccines