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Comprehensive review of the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) – Identifying gaps and assist in formulating improvement plan for routine immunization in few states of India

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Despite the concerted efforts of central and state governments and other stakeholders, full immunization in India remains low. This paper outlines the findings of a comprehensive review of the Universal Immunization Programm and provides recommendations to create an action plan for improving routine immunization coverage. The review was conducted using a mixed-methods approach in five high-priority states in India. The authors analyzed data related to program implementation, vaccine logistics and cold chain, data recording and reporting systems, and program communication. 

Authors: Vandana GurnaniPritu DhalariaPradeep HaldarMahesh Kumar Aggarwal, Prem Singh, Ayushi AgarwalApurva RastogiAmrita KumariGopal Krishna Soni

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