Infographics: Vaccinations can help save govts’ billions

April 23, 2018 00:05 AM Republica

Over 1.5 million children die every year from vaccine-preventable diseases. A study shows that the lifelong return on funding vaccine programmes is far higher than other investments. A dollar invested in vaccination can give 16-fold return (savings in healthcare costs, lost wages etc). On the other hand, a dollar invested in pre-school education can bring a mere return of 5 times the cost. 

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