To ensure coverage, the DOH’s main strategy is ‘reaching every purok’, according to Dulce Elfa, National Nurse Coordinator for
Expanded Program on Immunization.Also, to ensure that no one is missed, Elfa said that kids will be marked with an
indelible ink on their index finger. With the help of the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners, health workers would go to houses for random survey, and ideally, this would be a same-day validation.
|Source Institution||Department of Health|
|Place of Publication||Manila|
|Original Publication Date||September 1, 2014|
|Tags||DOH Files Newsletter|