Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 5th, 2005
According to a study from Mexico, Canada, and Pakistan, "Household decision-makers decide about service use based largely on the costs and perceived benefits of health interventions. Very often this leads to different decisions than those imagined by health planners, resulting in under-utilization of public services like immunization. In the case of Lasbela district in the south of Pakistan, only one in every ten children is immunized despite free immunization offers by government health services."
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