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Madagascar: Over 112,540 unvaccinated babies in the Island

The number of children under one year and who have not been vaccinated in Madagascar is evaluated in August 2014 to more than 112,540 immunised compared to some 568,670 in the Island against infections and diseases highly affecting the Malagasy infants.
Inaccessibility, the lack of dialogue within communities and the lack of strategic policy on vaccination and sometimes reluctant parents are the problems put forward by many health professionals to explain this disturbing situation the country, as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Madagascar.

Antso Rajaona

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