Vaccines, Vol. 5, Pages 22: Challenges in Estimating Vaccine Coverage in Refugee and Displaced Populations: Results From Household Surveys in Jordan and Lebanon

By Timothy Roberton

Vaccines, Vol. 5, Pages 22: Challenges in Estimating Vaccine Coverage in Refugee and Displaced Populations: Results From Household Surveys in Jordan and Lebanon

Vaccines doi: 10.3390/vaccines5030022

Authors:
Timothy Roberton
William Weiss
The Jordan Health Access Study Team
The Lebanon Health Access Study Team
Shannon Doocy

Ensuring the sustained immunization of displaced persons is a key objective in humanitarian emergencies. Typically, humanitarian actors measure coverage of single vaccines following an immunization campaign; few measure routine coverage of all vaccines. We undertook household surveys of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, outside of camps, using a mix of random and respondent-driven sampling, to measure coverage of all …read more

Source:: MDPI-Pubications

      

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