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Vaccination coverage survey after a meningitis mass vaccination campaign in Katsina state.Nigeria.

  • 2009/01/10
Type de publication
  • Rapports
  • Nackers Fabienne
  • Vaccination
  • Méningite

Following the largest meningitis epidemic in Nigeria since 1996, MSF, working in conjunction with the Nigerian and Katsina State Ministry of Health supported case management in addition to the vaccination of over 1,200,000 people in 134 wards of 18 affected LGAs of Katsina. Administrative coverage estimates for the target population (2-30 years of age) was estimated at 84%. Epicentre has been tasked with running a multistage cluster survey to better understand the vaccination coverage in the supported wards, broken down by gender, age groups (2-14 and 15-30), and rural vs urban areas, as  well as to describe reasons for non vaccination and provide recommendations.