Shot of a young boy getting an immunization at the clinic

A recent survey has found “a worrying drop” in the number of children vaccinated in Haiti.

The sixth Mortality, Morbidity, and Utilisation of Services Survey (EMMUS-VI) was conducted by the Haitian Institute of Childhood in collaboration with the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics and sponsored by the Ministry of Public Health with the technical assistance from the World Programme for Demographic and Health Surveys.

According to the results of the survey, published on Tuesday, the percentage of children under two years, who have received all their vaccines increased between 2005 and 2012 from 41 to 45 per cent. Continue reading

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