Malaria is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children younger than five years in Kenya. Within the context of planning for a vaccine to be used alongside existing malaria control methods, this study, published in Malaria Journal, explores sociocultural and health communications issues among individuals who are responsible for or influence decisions on childhood vaccination at the community level.

Author(s): Ojakaa DI, Ofware P, Machira YW, et al

Corporate author(s): African Medical and Research Foundation, PATH

Publication date: May 2011

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