Immunization coverage in Mozambique: From concepts to decision-making
作者: João Carlos de Timóteo MavimbeHumberto Nelson MuquingueJørn BraaGunnar Bjune
作者单位: 1Faculty of Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
2Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Box 1080 Blindern, NO-0316 Oslo, Norway
3Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, Section for International Health, University of Oslo, Norway
刊名: Health policy, 2005, Vol.79 (1), pp.92-100
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2005.12.002
关键词: EPIImmunization coverageTargets achievementPopulation data sourcesDecision-makingHealth management
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Immunization is an effective strategy to reduce morbidity and mortality among children. This recognition has led many countries to concentrate efforts in establishing desirable achievements in the form of immunization coverage figures. However, less focus has been placed on effort made by different countries to attain high immunization coverage. During August 2002, 14 district health directors in a remote province of Mozambique (Niassa) were interviewed. The objective was to ascertain the construction of immunization coverage and how they implement the desired program strategies in order to improve the health status of the region. We found that most managers regarded the immunization coverage as data and thus high coverage as an end in itself, rather than as a reflection of...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:1.55 (2012)

  • immunization 免疫法
  • coverage 复盖
  • making 制定
  • ascertain 确定
  • decision 决定
  • provided 只要
  • program 程序
  • insight 识别力
  • establishing 定苗
  • improve 改进