Presentation on theme: "Wilasinee Gatenoi Migrant Children Vaccination. Funding SMRU has obtained funding to run a vaccination to increase vaccination coverage in children in."— Presentation transcript:
Wilasinee Gatenoi Migrant Children Vaccination
Funding SMRU has obtained funding to run a vaccination to increase vaccination coverage in children in border districts of Tak Province since – Tha Song Yang ( only in ) – Mae Ra Mat (only in ) – Pop Phra (only in ) – Mae Sot (from 2009 and on going)
Vaccine Program in 2012
Vaccinated Migrant school Semester 2012 (Jun 2012 – Mar 2013) No. of school No. of children 2012 No. of children follow up from 2011 Total 43 (only in Mae Sot district) 3, ,8 1 2
Challenges Migration – Distance to vaccination services – Migrant families migrate all the time. – Fear of side effects – Not remembering vaccination appointments – Necessity of work
Challenges School absenteeism - Children do not attend to school on the vaccination day. - Parent not allow their children to vaccinate. - Children have dropped out of school.
Challenges Health Education - The importance of vaccination and vaccination completion. Vaccination coverage Vaccine wastage Vaccination records