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ETHICS CASE STUDY: What action will you take in this situation? Substantiate.

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions

8) As a doctor in Primary Healthcare Centre, you are implementing immunisation programme in your locality. A section of local community claiming that immunisation is against their religious belief have boycotted the programme. You request them to bring their children highlighting the risks of non-immunisation. You also show data to prove your point. Despite your efforts, they are not convinced. Also few people argue that there is no need of immunisation for eradicated diseases. Few from your staff suggest you not to press further and let the children from that community suffer. Even your husband asks you not to take risk as you might face violent protest from the community.

What action will you take in this situation? Substantiate. (150 Words)

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