Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP)
Vol. 8, No. 4 December 23, 2020
Health Care Worker Preferences and Perspectives on Doses per Container for 2 Lyophilized Vaccines in Senegal, Vietnam, and Zambia
Natasha Kanagat, Kirstin Krudwig, Karen A. Wilkins, Sydney Kaweme, Guissimon Phiri, Frances D. Mwansa, Mercy Mvundura, Joanie Robertson, Debra Kristensen, Abdoulaye Gueye, Sang D. Dao, Pham Q. Thai, Huyen T. Nguyen and Thang C. Tran
Global Health: Science and Practice December 2020, 8(4):680-688; https://doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-20-00112
When providing immunization services, health care workers balance the mandate of achieving high coverage with limiting vaccine wastage. Workers in 3 countries said that containers with fewer vaccine doses for measles and BCG would enable them to immunize all children who present, while reducing concerns about wasting vaccine.