Progress towards obtaining valid vaccination coverage data in South Africa

Authors

  • Rosemary J. Burnett 1. South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa 2. Department of Virology, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1346-1570
  • Nonhlanhla R. Dlamini Child, Youth and School Health: National Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Johanna C. Meyer 1. South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa 2. Division of Public Health Pharmacy and Management, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Lucy Fernandes Department of Public Health, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Bontle R. Motloung Department of Public Health, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Tshepiso H. Ndlovu 1. Department of Public Health, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Hlamarisa A. Simango Department of Public Health, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Dan K. Kibuuka Health and Vital Statistics Division, Statistics South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Carine Dochez Network for Education and Support in Immunisation, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Diedericks N. Montwedi Division of Public Health Pharmacy and Management, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Varsetile V. Nkwinika 1. South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa 2. Department of Virology, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa
  • M. Jeffrey Mphahlele 1. South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa 2. South African Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2019/6060

Keywords:

population-based surveys, vaccination records, cellphone technology, Global Positioning System locator technology

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Published

2019-05-29

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Burnett RJ, Dlamini NR, Meyer JC, Fernandes L, Motloung BR, Ndlovu TH, Simango HA, Kibuuka DK, Dochez C, Montwedi DN, Nkwinika VV, Mphahlele MJ. Progress towards obtaining valid vaccination coverage data in South Africa. S. Afr. J. Sci. [Internet]. 2019 May 29 [cited 2021 Oct. 28];115(5/6). Available from: https://sajs.co.za/article/view/6060

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