Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 27th, 2005
The healthcare systems of many countries are failing to deliver services of adequate quality, often using resources inefficiently or inappropriately, WHO said. Some countries do not fully provide the most essential and cost- effective services such as childhood immunization.
"We have the tools. Technical solutions are available and affordable. But we don't always have systems to deliver them," WHO's regional director for the Western Pacific, Dr Shigeru Omi, said.
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