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Planning immunization activities.

Pan American Health Organization [PAHO]. Expanded Program on Immunization [EPI]; Pan American Health Organization [PAHO]. Expanded Program for Textbooks and Instructional Materials
[Washington, D.C.], PAHO, [1980]. 36 p. (Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) Workshop Module IV)

Upon completion of this module devoted to planning immunization activities, the participant will be able to explain the elements involved in planning immunization activities. Specific objectives include: to choose priorities among the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) diseases and vaccines; to choose the priority population groups for EPI: to gather essential information about the community to be provided with immunization services; to be able to make an inventory of resources needed in immunizations; to apply the technique of problem analysis and solution to the immunization program; to define different tactics for immunization activities; to be able to write quantitative objectives; and to estimate vaccine needs for a given population. The module covers: priority among geographic areas and people; location of health facilities in relation to the population to be served; problem analysis and solution; selection of immunization tactics; scheduling vaccination activities; setting quantitative objectives; and planning vaccine distribution.

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