Immunization is vital it protects nearly 3/4th of child against major childhood illness. They care several diseases which can be easily prevented by timely vaccination as a part of routine immunization every child has the right to benefit from the appropriate traditional and new life saving vaccine. Protection from infections disease is one of the greatest benefit that any country can offer to its population vaccination is recognized as are of the prevention strategy which contributed to the decreased mortality and morbidity. Each year in India, nearly 1.9 million children do not live to see their fifth birthday and almost half of these children die even before they complete the first month of their life (United States Agency for International Development report 2007). Parents do not bring children for routine immunization because they don’t know that is required (or) have misconception about immunity. Inform parents about why Immunization needed, appropriate age for giving appropriate vaccine and what side effects may be expected. (Maternal and health nosy”, Adele Pillittai and 4th edition page no 99). Nurses play important role in immunization. This includes registration of all children, immunization of all children and prevention and treatment of vaccine preventable disease (Gulani K.K.2005).
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K. Maheswari, Kavitha, Malairani. Knowledge of Mothers Regarding Newer Vaccines and Vaccines Preventable Diseases. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(2): April- June, 2015; Page 107-108.