A Cross-Sectional Study On Caregiversâ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices about the Routine Immunisation Program in Tshwane Sub-District 2, Gauteng, South Africa: 2015

@inproceedings{Mphaka2018ACS,
  title={A Cross-Sectional Study On Caregivers{\^a} Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices about the Routine Immunisation Program in Tshwane Sub-District 2, Gauteng, South Africa: 2015},
  author={Makgomo R Mphaka and Mpho Moshime and C. M. Pavankumar Reddy},
  year={2018}
}
Introduction: Despite childhood immunisation services being free in South Africa, Tshwane sub-district 2 continues to have the lowest vaccine coverage rate of all the Tshwane sub-districts in Gauteng province which is below the 90% national target. For measles, the immunisation coverage target is 95% and 90% for other antigens. To understand the factors for low coverage, a caregivers’ knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) study regarding the routine immunisation programme was done. Methods… CONTINUE READING

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