Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Attitude and knowledge of parents on vaccination|
Azzopardi, Lilian M.
Vaccination -- Malta -- Public opinion
Vaccination of infants -- Malta -- Case studies
Vaccination of children -- Malta -- Case studies
Immunization of children
Pharmacy -- Information services
|Publisher:||University of Malta. Department of Pharmacy|
|Citation:||Galea, M., Azzopardi, L. M., & Serracino-Inglott, A. (2015, September). Attitude and knowledge of parents on vaccination. Poster session presented at the FIP 75th World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Düsseldorf, Germany.|
|Abstract:||A poster presentation regarding attitude and knowledge of parents on vaccination. Introduction: Despite vaccinations being a breakthrough in preventive care, parents’ decisions on vaccination programmes may be difficult. Study of parent’s attitudes and knowledge on the subject is important to identify the needs and issues parents have on the matter, especially the discrepancy between the perceived and actual knowledge of parents and the main reasons for missing vaccinations. Aims: • To assess attitudes, knowledge and perception of Maltese parents on vaccines, vaccine preventable illnesses and vaccination cost. • To develop an information resource which addresses the identified needs of parents and provides them with a medically sound information resource to help them make an informed decision.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scholarly Works - FacM&SPha|
Files in This Item:
|Attitude_and_knowledge_of_parents_on_vaccination_2015.pdf||539.56 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
Items in OAR@UM are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.