Expanded Program On Immunization (Philippines)

Expanded Program On Immunization (Philippines)

The Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) in the Philippines began in July 1979. And, in 1986, made a response to the Universal Child Immunization goal. The four major strategies include:

  1. Sustaining high routine Full Immunized Child (FIC) coverage of at least 90% in all provinces and cities,
  2. Sustaining the polio-free country for global certification
  3. Eliminating measles by 2008,
  4. Eliminating neonatal tetanus by 2008.

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