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The Journal of Community Health Management


Social determinants of health influencing pulse polio immunization programme in India: Public health specialist's perspective


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Author Details : Vani H C

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 83-84


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Abstract

Health being multifactorial it’s influenced by various determinants like biological, behavioural, environmental, socio cultural, equity etc. While working as a monitor for the pulse polio programme the author observed various social factors which influenced the children to receive or not to receive the polio vaccine drops. This article describes various social factors influencing the pulse polio programme from a public health specialist point of view.

Keywords:
Social determinants, Pulse polio programme, Migrants, Health demand


How to cite : Vani H C, Social determinants of health influencing pulse polio immunization programme in India: Public health specialist's perspective. J Community Health Manag 2017;4(2):83-84

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