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Summary Report on Lalitpur and Bhaktapur Districts School-Based Vaccination

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ivi
Date
2015-07-24 01:20
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This report gives a summary of the pilot introduction of Vi polysaccharide typhoid vaccine in Nepal through school-based vaccination programs conducted in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur Districts. The Vi-based Vaccines for Asia (VIVA) Initiative, part of IVI's Typhoid Program, helped to coordinate pilot immunization campaigns in two sectors in Nepal - schools and the tourism industry - in order to accelerate the introduction of the Vi polysaccharide vaccine in high-risk areas.