Strategies to improve immunization services in urban Africa.

@article{Cutts1991StrategiesTI,
  title={Strategies to improve immunization services in urban Africa.},
  author={Felicity T. Cutts},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1991},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={
          407-14
        }
}
The urban poor constitute a rapidly increasing proportion of the population in developing countries. Focusing attention on underserved urban slums and squatter settlements will contribute greatly to immunization programme goals, because these areas account for 30-50% of urban populations, usually provide low access to health services, carry a large burden of disease mortality, and act as sources of infection for the city and surrounding rural areas. Improvement of urban immunization programmes… CONTINUE READING

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