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JANE BURGERMEISTER REPORT:NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT PLANS BIG VACCINATION PUSH FOR KIDS

NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT PLANS BIG VACCINATION PUSH FOR KIDS

Jane Burgermeister | April 20, 2011 at 4:15 pm | Categories: Uncategorized | URL: http://wp.me/puNtl-1c7

By Katherine Smith, New Zealand.

“On March 24, 2011, the Report of the Health Select Committee’s Inquiry into “How to improve [increase] immunisation [vaccination] completion  rates” in New Zealand which was published on the parliamentary website. The government has six weeks to respond to the report.

The full report is posted at this link:

http://www.parliament.nz/NR/rdonlyres/BADCF722-D377-4451-8602-1E00938BFC74/188894/DBSCH_SCR_5060_Inquiryintohowtoimprovecompletionra.pdf

The Health Select Committee (under the leadership of Dr Paul Hutchison) has produced a report that not only recommends raising the targeted vaccination completion rate to 95% for NZ children aged 0-4.  It also proposes a target be set for 11 year olds. Read more of this post

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