Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Root causes of refusals revealed through DR Congo study
Examining one of the reasons children are missed during vaccination.
A woman from Katanga overtly refuses the polio vaccine as a result of her
strong religious beliefs and distrust in the vaccine due to previous forced
vaccinations in the region.
UNICEF DRC/V. Petit
Religious Leader Marco Kiabuta reaches to his followers to refuse vaccinations in the Mukwaka village, Katanga Province.
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