Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study

@inproceedings{Fadnes2011VaccinationCA,
  title={Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study},
  author={Lars T Fadnes and Debra Jackson and Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen and Wanga Zembe and David Sanders and Halvor Sommerfelt and Thorkild Tyllesk{\"a}r},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Timely vaccination is important to induce adequate protective immunity. We measured vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage in three geographical areas in South Africa. METHODS This study used vaccination information from a community-based cluster-randomized trial promoting exclusive breastfeeding in three South African sites (Paarl in the Western Cape Province, and Umlazi and Rietvlei in KwaZulu-Natal) between 2006 and 2008. Five interview visits were carried out between… CONTINUE READING
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