Journal article

Using an adaptive, codesign approach to strengthen clinic-level immunisation services in Khayelitsha, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Andrea Timothy, David Coetzee, Christopher Morgan, Margaret Kelaher, Ross Stewart Bailie, Margie Danchin

BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Optimal immunisation programme service delivery and childhood vaccine coverage remains an ongoing challenge in South Africa. Previous health systems approaches have made recommendations on how to address identified barriers but detailed local implementation studies are lacking. This study aimed to improve immunisation service delivery in children under 24 months in Khayelitsha, Western Cape Province using an adaptive, co-design approach to assess and improve childhood immunisation service delivery at the clinic level. METHODS: A rapid, adaptive approach to identification of barriers and assessment of current childhood immunisation service delivery was developed with three clini..

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