Vaccines: SA’s immunisation programme debunked

Chris Bateman


South Africa’s high-priority, under-funded Expanded Programme on Immunisation is understaffed and close to rudderless, with inaccurate data collection on vaccine coverage continuing apace while actual management of the programme deteriorates by the month. 

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Vaccination; South Africa; EPI; Shortcomings; Mismanagement

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South African Medical Journal 2016;106(4):318-319. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10765

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Date submitted: 2016-03-10
Date published: 2016-03-17

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