Education boosting vaccination drive across the country

Education boosting vaccination drive across the country

Organisation: Pajhwok Afghan News (Afghanistan)

Publication Date: 04/05/2017


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Pajhwok Afghan News, a leading news agency in Afghanistan tried to draw attention of officials and international donors by publishing an exclusive report on children who have deprived of vaccination and aware Afghans about the importance of the medical drive. We have proved to officials and international organizations that the problem could be gradually solved through improving education among people particularly among women and economic situation of people. Meanwhile, 185 of each 1,000 children under five years still lose their lives to preventable diseases each year in the country.

What makes this project innovative? What was its impact?

This report is based on survey from Afghanistan and Demography survey, World Health Organization (WHO) report and a previous investigative report of Pajhwok. According to the data analysis of deference sources used in vaccine report. The vaccine report has pointed to deprivation of children from vaccination and finding solutions to the problem. No such a comprehensive report has been published in the past. The officials have said they will pay more attention to vaccination.

Technologies used for this project:

We combine strong narrative with accessible visualization tools including, and Tableau to ensure our entire audience understands and is able to act on our data-driven coverage.
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