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Ko Taku Iwi Tuaroa Tena - Factors that influence parental decision-making about childhood vaccines

Year:
2010
Duration:
1 month
Approved budget:
$5,000.00
Researchers:
Dr Stephanie Palmer
Health issue:
Child development
Proposal type:
Māori Health Project - Grant In Aid
Lay summary
This application seeks funding to publish a collection of papers on parental decision-making about childhood vaccines, specifically the role of education, experience of disease, perceptions of seriousness and susceptibility, and information needs. This research has generated a wealth of new knowledge that is highly relevant for providers engaged in the delivery of vaccine services for Maori.