Vaccination & General Health

Project Information

Project

To develop, implement and evaluate the polio demonstration comprising of a community based intervention package for polio eradication.

The project was designed to enhance the children routine immunization coverage and scaling up of proven intervention of IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine) in combination with OPV delivered in phase-I of polio demonstration project phase-I. The project aimed to boost population level immunity and improve the health conditions of mothers and children in high risk areas of Karachi, KP, FATA and Balochistan. The objectives were achieved through community engagement/mobilization, effective communication plan for behavioral change and involvement of private sector (GPs and local NGOs) in MNCH services during health camps.

  • Following services were provided in the camps through trained medical staff:
  • Maternal and Child Health assessment
  • Counselling on hygiene, nutrition and routine immunization
  • Delivery of nutrition interventions such as micronutrient supplements, Iron supplements and Vitamin A supplements.
  • ¬†Administration of routine immunization
  • Administration of IPV and OPV

Condolences

It is to announce with great sorrow that one of our founder board member Mr. S.M. Muneer (Sitara-i-Imtiaz) passed away on Monday, 28th November, 2022. His contributions and achievements will always be remembered. May Allah bless his soul with eternal peace and grant him highest place in Jannah.