Influenza vaccine coverage and factors associated with vaccine uptake among paediatric patients

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: EWIG, Celeste (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Celeste Ewig
    Joyce You: School of Pharmacy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Ka Ming Tang: School of Pharmacy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Ting Fan Leung: Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Despite various government initiatives and strong recommendations from healthcare authorities, reports of severe influenza occur yearly among unvaccinated infants and children.

    Methods

    A cross-sectional survey was conducted among parents attending outpatient paediatric services of a major public hospital in Hong Kong during the 2016/2017

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