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. 2009 Apr 14;2:3.

Improving Communication for Immunisation in Africa: Contribution of the Vaccines for Africa Website

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Improving Communication for Immunisation in Africa: Contribution of the Vaccines for Africa Website

Charles Shey Wiysonge et al. Pan Afr Med J. .
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Abstract

ABOUT THE AUTHORS: C. Wiysonge is a medical epidemiologist and Vaccinology Programme Manager at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He previously worked for the Expanded Programme on Immunisation in Cameroon and has been a consultant on vaccines and immunisation for WHO and the GAVI Alliance. Z. Waggie is a Paediatrician and Senior Clinical Research Officer at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa. L. Rhoda is a communications specialist and Communications Manager at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, University of Cape Town, South Africa. G. Hussey is a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist and Professor of Child and Adolescent Health, Director of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, and Director of the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has been a WHO part-time consultant on vaccines and immunisation for the past 10 years.

Keywords: Africa; Communication strategies; Immunization.

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