Attitude of parents toward polio immunization




This research work is on Attitude of parents toward polio immunization, the project was carried in Makama’A’ ward in Bauchi LGA, Bauchi state’. Five (5) settlements were selected through the random sampling method. Questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection in the study. The findings revealed that 66% of parents in Makama’A’ ward were aware that immunization against polio is important while 34% have no adequate knowledge on the importance of immunization. The suggestion on how to improve parents’ attitudes toward immunization is all about, organizing home visits and house to house immunization should be done in order to make the parents have no excuse for missing vaccination regardless of Immunization Plus Days campaign (IPDs) with poliomyelitis. This should be extended to include all other immunizations for diseases covered by the National programme on immunization (NPI) in Nigeria.

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