Annotated bibliography Socio-cultural effects on immunization program Student’s Name Institution Socio-cultural effects on immunization program In low income countries vaccine preventable diseases account for a significant number of child mortality. These cases have also been experienced among medium and high-come nations. However effectiveness of vaccination programs among children relies on a number of factors. Social and cultural determinants significantly affect the immunization programs around the world. It is therefore important to examine some of the socio-cultural determinants that affect immunization efforts among different countries and come up with proposed measures on how to address them thus preventing the spread of such infections and reducing child mortality rate. Blas E. Sommerfeld J. Kurup A. S. & World Health Organization (2011). Social determinants approaches to public health: From concept to practice. Geneva: World Health Organization. In this book the authors together with the World and cultural issues that affect this program. From this article it is clear that some people still don’t believe the importance of immunization. Because of this the paper can therefore be focused on finding out why people are doubting and which specific character is common among such individuals. References Atun R. A. & World Bank. (2009). Clearing the global health fog: A systematic review of the evidence on integration of health systems and targeted interventions. Washington D.C: World Bank. Blas E. Sommerfeld J. Kurup A. S. & World Health Organization (2011). Social determinants approaches to public health: From concept to practice. Geneva: World Health Organization. Glatman-Freedman A. & Nichols K. (2012). The effect of social determinants on immunization programs. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 8(3) 293-301. doi:10.4161/hv.19003 Streefland P. (2001). Public doubts about vaccination safety and resistance against vaccination. Health Policy 55(3) 159-172. doi:10.1016/s0168-8510(00)00132-9 [...]
THESIS STATEMENT AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY This assignment is meant to help you identify your topic and key sources for your final essay. Start with a three to four sentence description of what your essay will be about. This description should be your thesis statement. That is, you will introduce your topic and your thesis/argument. Then take three of the academic references (journal articles, chapters in books, academic books) that you will be using for your essay. For each of these references write a description of the contents of the reference. You are only summarizing the references; you are NOT commenting on what they have to say. Then explain how you will be using each of these references in your final essay. This assignment will be marked on the following: the clarity of your thesis statement, how well you have summarized the content of each of the references and how well you have explained how you will be using the reference in your essay, writing style and organization. Here is how to structure your Annotated Bibliography: 1. Start with a two to three sentence introduction describing what your essay will be about (75 words). 2. Then give your first reference in a recognized citation style. 3. Then summarize what’s in the reference and say how you plan to use the reference in your essay (150 words). 4. Then give your second reference in a recognized citation style. 5. Then summarize what’s in the reference and say how you plan to use the reference in your essay (150 words). 6. Then give your third reference in a recognized citation style. 7. Then summarize what’s in the reference and say how you plan to use the reference in your essay (150 words).