South Africa Law
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The national department of health has implemented the Expanded Programme on Immunisation in South Africa (EPI(SA)) as one of the cornerstones of its health care policy. The country follows the World Health Organisation's recommended immunisation schedule, where infants are routinely vaccinated against nine major childhood diseases including tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis.
The only requirement that is currently mandatory in South Africa is proof of immunisation against yellow fever for any person that enters the country from a country that is deemed by the WHO as a country where yellow fever transmission is
It should not be seen as child abuse and is in discretion of the parent.