Determinants of vaccination coverage in rural Nigeria
- Herd immunity from meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccination in England: database analysis. Ramsay, Mary E; Andrews, Nick J; Trotter, Caroline L; Miller, Elizabeth; Kaczmarski, Edward B // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/15/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7385, p365
Presents a study that shows rates of disease in vaccinated and unvaccinated children in Great Britain, and provides evidence of an indirect effect from meningococcal conjugate vaccine. Statement that in addition to direct protection, meningococcal conjugate vaccine contributes to the control of...
- A qualitative investigation of vaccine risk perception amongst parents who immunize their children: a matter of public health concern. Raithatha, Nick; Holland, Richard; Gerrard, Simon; Harvey, Ian // Journal of Public Health Medicine;Jun2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p161
Background Little is known about risk perception amongst parents who have their children immunized, as opposed to those who do not. Our objective was to assess their vaccine risk perception and thereby to identify strategies to prevent further deterioration in uptake.
- Global vaccine project gets a shot in the arm. Check, Erika // Nature;1/27/2005, Vol. 433 Issue 7024, p345
The article reports on the shortage of funds for global vaccine project in the U.S. According to the World Health Organization, (WHO) $8-10 billion will be needed over the next ten years just to get existing vaccines out to the children who need them. Geneva-based GAVI, whose partners include...
- Private provider participation in statewide immunization registries. Clark, Sarah J.; Cowan, Anne E.; Bartlett, Diana L. // BMC Public Health;2006, Vol. 6, p33
Background: Population-based registries have been promoted as an effective method to improve childhood immunization rates, yet rates of registry participation in the private sector are low. We sought to describe, through a national overview, the perspectives of childhood immunization providers...
- Fighting MRSA and the Flu in Your Club. // Club Industry;Feb2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p52
The article offers tips on how physical fitness centers can fight against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and flu by maintaining proper cleaning schedule and good hygiene.
- Short Circuits. Fischbach, Amy Florence // Fitness Business Pro;May2006, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p44
The article presents information on a health club opened by Kelly Walsh-Hodgson near a new housing development with many young families, in the United States. The club is designed to allow mothers and their children to work out in a time-effective environment. She also shows concern over the...
- HEALTH CLUBS FOR KIDS. Hulick, Kathryn // Odyssey;Feb2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the increasing number of American children in health clubs programs in the U.S.
- IN BRIEF... // Community Practitioner;Sep2008, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p6
The article offers news briefs related to health care services in Great Britain. National Health Service (NHS) for Scotland has launched a web-based toolkit intended for general practice nurses. The Department of Health (DOH) has launched a measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine catch-up...
- Cross sectional survey of meningococcal C immunisation in children looked after by local authorities and those living at home. Hill, Catherine M.; Mather, Mary; Goddard, Jonathan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/15/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7385, p364
Presents a study to compare immunization rates in children looked after by local authorities in Great Britain with that in children at home. How the national meningococcal C vaccine campaign in 1999 provided an opportunity to measure immunization uptake in public health care; How uptake...