Immunization And Infant Mortality Rate In Lira District A Case Study Of Lira Regional Referral Hospital

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ABSTRACT

Infant mortality rate has continued to be a threat even with the drive towards modernization of the

economy. Despite all the attention and efforts to curb down causes of infant mortality by government.

the incidents are still many.

The purpose of the study was to examine the influence of immunization on infant

mortality rate in Lira.

The study was conducted threugh case study design. It investigated the relationship

between immunization and infant mortality rate. This study design was selected

because it enabled the researcher study smaller sample in depth analysis by the

researcher. Case studies generally entail extensive and holistic analysis.

The study was conducted in Lira Regional Referral Hospital and central division in

Lira district in Northern Uganda. Lira borders Kole, Oyam, Dokolo and Alebtong

districts. Lira district was selected because it is among one of the districts not doing

well in immunization and the infant mortality rate is high.

The research findings report confirms that: - All vaccines and equipments used for immunization are

being stored according to manufacturers instructions; The fridge temperature are being controlled

between +2 - +8°C; Temperature charting are being done twice a day; The Decision whether to discard

the vaccine after the session depends on the condition at which its kept; All caretaker/mothers must be

communicated the possible effects of eath vaccine; Caretakers/mothers should be communicated the

next date of return for the next doze and vaccine

From the findings, the following recommendations can be made: - Health workers who manage and

handle immunization should be train; More staff should be recruited and trained to handle and manage

immunization sessions; Immunization training should be incorporated into the health workers training

curriculum; The caretakers/community should be sensitized on the importance of immunization to reduce ignorance; There should be prompt submission of monthly, quarterly and annual report by HMIS for proper planning by government.

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APA

KUSOLO, M (2021). Immunization And Infant Mortality Rate In Lira District A Case Study Of Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/immunization-and-infant-mortality-rate-in-lira-district-a-case-study-of-lira-regional-referral-hospital

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KUSOLO, MANANA "Immunization And Infant Mortality Rate In Lira District A Case Study Of Lira Regional Referral Hospital" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/immunization-and-infant-mortality-rate-in-lira-district-a-case-study-of-lira-regional-referral-hospital. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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KUSOLO, MANANA . "Immunization And Infant Mortality Rate In Lira District A Case Study Of Lira Regional Referral Hospital". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/immunization-and-infant-mortality-rate-in-lira-district-a-case-study-of-lira-regional-referral-hospital >.

Chicago

KUSOLO, MANANA . "Immunization And Infant Mortality Rate In Lira District A Case Study Of Lira Regional Referral Hospital" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/immunization-and-infant-mortality-rate-in-lira-district-a-case-study-of-lira-regional-referral-hospital