Adherence to Vaccination Policy among Public Health Professionals: Results of a National Survey in Italy

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Open Access Article
Adherence to Vaccination Policy among Public Health Professionals: Results of a National Survey in Italy
by Maria Teresa Montagna , Osvalda De Giglio , Christian Napoli , Fabrizio Fasano , Giusy Diella, Rosalba Donnoli , Giuseppina Caggiano , Silvio Tafuri , Pier Luigi Lopalco , Antonella Agodi and GISIO-SItI Working Group
Vaccines 2020, 8(3), 379; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8030379 (registering DOI) – 11 Jul 2020
Abstract
Starting from 2013, the number of unvaccinated people alarmingly increased in Italy; therefore, in 2017 a new Vaccine National Plan was approved. Healthcare workers (HCWs), especially public health professionals (PHPs, i.e., workers in in the sector of hygiene and preventive medicine), have an