Despite efforts being made to improve immunisation
rates, practices around the Waikato region have been inconsistent in meeting this health target and the decline rate ranges from 3-6 percent (MOH, 2015b).
We asked to interview a practice staff member responsible for delivering immunisation
The pledge, which was signed in February 2016, ensures that everyone in Africa - regardless of who they are or where they live - will receive the full benefits of immunisation
coverage in most of the urban areas of the State is relatively lower.
The service, to be based at Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital, will also provide vital immunisation
services to hospital patients and to people visiting the hospital.
3] Missed opportunities were found in all studies except one, with an overall median of 32% of children and women of childbearing age having had missed immunisation
The ceremony highlighted the importance of the immunisation
programme since it has a positive impact on individuals and community members.
The pack - which parents can request from their nurse at immunisation
- includes a post-immunisation
guide and bravery stickers for their child.
Under the national immunisation
programme the UAE offers vaccination for diseases like polio (though the UAE is polio-free), hepatitis-B, tetanus and measles.
The widespread implementation of immunisation
programmes over the past 30 years has led to a dramatic reduction in illness and death due to vaccine-preventable diseases.
state in a general practice population.
These findings, which highlight the need for further vaccine coverage, coincide with several new studies demonstrating the benefits of immunisation