How SMSes And Cash Can Get Children Vaccinated
Routine childhood immunisation saves millions of lives globally every year, data from the World Health Organisation shows. But an estimated 19,4 million infants worldwide are still missing out on basic vaccines - so health bodies are trying to reach parents who have difficulties in getting their children vaccinated.
Bhekisisa, 3 May 2017
Researchers have shown that monetary incentives lead to infants being immunised on time. Read more »
A baby's vaccination is prepared at the Mahatma Gandhi Clinic in Livingstone, Zambia.
Nation, 30 March 2017
About 4.5 million children under five years in 22 counties will from Saturday be vaccinated against polio in a move the government says will keep the viral infection outside… Read more »