Institutionalizing early vaccination of newborns delivered at government health facilities: Experiences from India

Author: Gunjan Taneja, Vijaya Kiran Mentey, Manish Jain, Karan Singh Sagar, Bhupendra Tripathi, Micheal Favin, Robert Steinglass
Language: English

Published in the International Journal of Medical Research and Review, this MCHIP co-authored article illuminates the findings from examination of a newborn vaccination program in two states in India: Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. The study—of 46 selected health facilities across 5 districts—indicated that  vaccinating newborns delivered at health facilities is easily implementable and replicable, and that its sustainability should ensure improved coverage and protection against targeted vaccine-preventable diseases.

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