UNI121476 letter

In addition to the repository of home-based records on this site, the following resources provide further details on home-based records and their use.




Journal articles

Title Author Year Type Language
Child Immunization Cards: Essential Yet Underutilized in National Immunization Programmes Brown DW 2012 Journal article English
Home-based child vaccination records – A reflection on form Brown DW et al. 2014 Journal article English
Home-based record (HBR) ownership and use of HBR recording fields in selected Kenyan communities: Results from the Kenya Missed Opportunities for Vaccination Assessment Brown DW, Tabu C, Sergon K, Shendale S, Mugoya I, Machekanyanga Z, Okoth P, Onuekwusi IU, Ogbuanu IU 2018 Journal article English
Home-based record prevalence among children aged 12–23 months from 180 demographic and health surveys Brown DW, Gacic-Dobo M 2015 Journal article English
Home-based vaccination records and hypothetical cost savings due to avoidance of re-vaccinating children Brown DW 2014 Journal article English
Maternal and Child Health Handbook use for maternal and child care: a cluster randomized controlled study in rural Java, Indonesia OSAKI K et al 2018 Journal article English
Occurrence of home-based record stock-outs-A quiet problem for national immunization programmes continues Brown DW, Gacic-Dobo M 2018 Journal article English
Reported National Level Stock-Outs of Home-Based Records—A Quiet Problem for Immunization Programmes That Needs Attention Brown DW, Gacic-Dobo M 2017 Journal article English
Results from a survey of national immunization programmes on home-based vaccination record practices in 2013 Young SL et al. 2015 Journal article English
Revitalizing the Home-based Record: Reflections from an Innovative South-South Exchange for Optimizing the Quality, Availability and Use of Home-based Records in Immunization Systems Hasman A, Rapp A, Brown DW 2016 Journal article English
The role of home-based records in the establishment of a continuum of care for mothers- newborns- and children in Indonesia. Osaki- Keiko; Hattori- Tomoko & Kosen- Soewarta 2013 Journal article English
Understanding women’s, caregivers’, and providers’ experiences with home-based records: A systematic review of qualitative studies Olivia Magwood, Victoire Kpadé, Ruh Afza, Chinedu Oraka, Jennifer McWhirter, Sandy Oliver, Kevin Pottie 2018 Journal article English


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Other resources

Vaccination Card Characteristic Summary

A WHO-supported review of vaccination card and child health book characteristics