Increasing Immunisation Coverage in Uganda: The Community Problem Solving and Strategy Development Approach
During the past decade, immunization coverage in Uganda has been as low as 30% in some districts. Poor social mobilization and insufficient community participation are two of the reasons identified as major contributing factors for poor coverage. To address these challenges, the UNEPI (Uganda National Expanded Program on Immunization) Policy and Revitalization Plan of the National Health Policy and Health Sector Strategic Plan calls for community involvement in health and linkages between health workers and the community. JSI/BASICS. 2003.
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