Expanding and improving urban outreach immunization in Patna, India.

  title={Expanding and improving urban outreach immunization in Patna, India.},
  author={Narottam Pradhan and Tove K Ryman and Sherin Varkey and Alok Ranjan and Satish Kumar Gupta and Gopal Krishna and R P Swetanki and Randall Young},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={17 3},
OBJECTIVES We conducted a case study of an urban immunization outreach strategy to determine the feasibility of the intervention and to measure administrative immunization coverage outcomes. METHODS A multipronged strategy for improving immunization coverage in Urban Patna, India, was implemented for 1 year (2009/2010). The strategy was designed to increase immunization sites, shift human resources, plan logistics, improve community mobilization, provide supervision, strengthen data flow and… CONTINUE READING