A campaign aimed at increasing seasonal influenza vaccination coverage among post graduate medical residents in an Italian teaching hospital

A. Barbara, M. Mariani, C. De Waure, V. Anzelmo, B. Piccoli, A. Cambieri, G. Damiani, Gualtiero Ricciardi, P. Laurenti

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We analysed the impact of several strategies aimed at increasing influenza immunisation rates among Medical Residents (MRs) of an Italian teaching Hospital. During the 2015–16 and 2016–17 influenza seasons we carried out several interventions: ambulatory doubling where vaccination was offered, ambulatory opening hour extension, email invitations, informative materials, forum theatre and vaccination campaign conference. In addition, during the 2016–17 the OSV was carried out: MRs who go to specific wards where they perform influenza immunisation counselling and eventually vaccinate the personnel. 99/1041 (9.5%) and 184/1013 (18.2%) MRs received the vaccine in 2015–16 and in 2016–17 respectively (p 
Original languageEnglish
JournalHuman Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics
Publication statusPublished - 2019


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