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Dr. César Misael Gómez Altamirano - International Federation on Ageing. Mexico City, , MX

Dr. César Misael Gómez Altamirano Dr. César Misael Gómez Altamirano

Deputy Director of Coordination and Operation of CONAVA | National Center for Child and Adolescent Health (CeNSIA)

Mexico City, MEXICO

Dr. César Misael Gómez Altamirano is Deputy Director of Coordination and Operation of CONAVA

Industry Expertise (2)

Health and Wellness Research

Areas of Expertise (1)

Vaccination

Languages (2)

  • English
  • Spanish

Featured Articles (1)

Effect of Rotavirus Vaccination on Death from Childhood Diarrhea in Mexico New England Journal of Medicine

Vesta Richardson, M.D., Joselito Hernandez-Pichardo, M.D., Manjari Quintanar-Solares, M.D., Marcelino Esparza-Aguilar, M.D., Brian Johnson, B.S., Cesar Misael Gomez-Altamirano, M.D., Umesh Parashar, M.D., M.P.H., and Manish Patel, M.D.

2010

Background: A phased introduction of a monovalent rotavirus vaccine occurred in Mexico from
February 2006 through May 2007. We assessed the effect of vaccination on deaths from diarrhea in Mexican children in 2008 and 2009.
Methods: We obtained data on deaths from diarrhea, regardless of cause, from January 2003 through May 2009 in Mexican children under 5 years of age. We compared diarrhea-related mortality in 2008 and during the 2008 and 2009 rotavirus seasons with the mortality at baseline (2003–2006), before the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine. Vaccine coverage was estimated from administrative data.

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