Tools for Deciding Whether to Use OCV
Scenario Approach for Considering Oral Cholera Vaccination (PDF – 5 pages)
Published in The Lancet, this analysis presents a systematic classification of scenarios based on five types of cholera epidemiology and provides recommendations on when and how vaccination should be used in each scenario.
Vaccine Introduction Cost-effectiveness (VICE) Calculator (Excel - 4 sheets)
The VICE calculator is a user-friendly excel-based tool that estimates the cost-effectiveness of oral cholera vaccination in various settings. Clicking the link above will download the Excel file.
This fact sheet provides a quick introduction to the VICE calculator for estimating the cost-effectiveness of oral cholera vaccination.
Several factors must be considered to determine whether oral cholera vaccination is feasible in a given setting. This short document describes a series of feasibility factors and includes a feasibility assessment that results in a clear decision on whether or not to move forward with the vaccination plan.