Role of health communications in Russia's diphtheria immunization program.

@article{Porter2000RoleOH,
  title={Role of health communications in Russia's diphtheria immunization program.},
  author={Robert W. Porter and Robert Steinglass and Jennifer L Kaiser and P Olkhovsky and Matthew J Rasmuson and F A Dzhatdoeva and Barbara Fishman and V. Y. Bragina},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={181 Suppl 1},
  pages={S220-7}
}
As part of a broader program in health communication assistance, project staff from Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival worked with staff from Russia's oblast (regional) public health agencies to design and implement communication activities supporting local diphtheria immunization efforts. Because aggressive community outreach efforts and strong administrative sanctions had already achieved impressive adult coverage rates for first doses of diphtheria toxoid vaccine… CONTINUE READING

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