An assessment of missed opportunities for immunization in children and pregnant women attending different health facilities of a state hospital.

@article{Mitra1997AnAO,
  title={An assessment of missed opportunities for immunization in children and pregnant women attending different health facilities of a state hospital.},
  author={Jayati Mitra and Amitabha Manna},
  journal={Indian journal of public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={31-2}
}
The present study carried out in Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta, has revealed problem of missed opportunities of immunisation in children and pregnant women and factors contributing to the problem. The percentage of missed opportunity in children and pregnant woman are 30% and 7% respectively. The major cause in case of children were that all the vaccines are not administered in all the days of week (71.05%) and in pregnant woman were wrong ideas about contraindication (42.86%) and… CONTINUE READING

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