Parental Consent Not Needed for Immunization-MOH

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A pupil gets immunized at Kitante Primary School. According to the health ministry, consent from parents is not needed during such exercises Courtesy Photo

A pupil gets immunized at Kitante Primary School. According to the health ministry, consent from parents is not needed during such exercises

In short
Dr Alfred Driwale, the Programme Manager of the Uganda Expanded Programme on Immunization-UNEPI explains that while the immunization act gives parents the responsibility to take their children for immunization between the ages of 0-5 years, they have no responsibility when it comes to national exercises.

 

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