The role of vaccines in reducing health inequalities

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Vaccination is a highly cost effective health intervention, but not all children benefit from it. It seems that the most vulnerable children in our societies are the least likely to be fully vaccinated. The new EuroHealthNet factsheet on Childhood, health inequalities, and vaccine-preventable diseases explores the links between social and economic inequalities and childhood vaccination, and what can and is being done to improve vaccination rates for people in low socio-economic groups.

Publishing Date on website: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 00