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The role of health surveillance assistants (HSAs) in the delivery of health services and immunisation in Malawi

John M. Kadzandira

The role of health surveillance assistants (HSAs) in the delivery of health services and immunisation in Malawi

by John M. Kadzandira

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Published by University of Malawi, Centre for Social Research in Lilongwe] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 63).

Statementstudy carried out by John M. Kadzandira and Wycliffe R. Chilowa for and on behalf of Government of Malawi, Ministry of Health and Population, UNICEF
ContributionsChilowa, Wycliffe, Malawi. Ministry of Health and Population, UNICEF--Malawi, University of Malawi. Centre for Social Research
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25344137M
LC Control Number2011348206

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Author: Kadzandira, J.; Chilowa, W. Centre for Social Research, University of Malawi. Executive summary. Background. For nearly a decade, Malawi has enjoyed very high immunization coverage rates of over 80%.

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