Expanded Program on Immunisation

Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI)

Vaccine Preventable Disease control is top most priority to save and protect our generation from Tuberculosis, Polio, Measles, Pertusis, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pneumonia and other VPDs. New emerging vaccines are readily acceptable on availability for incorporation in our health system, for example IPV and PCV10 have recently added in EPI –AJK. IPV started first time in the last year. Target Diseases: T.B Polio Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus Hep-B Hib Streptococcus Pneumonia Measles Rotavirus District wise AFP Cases Expected Vs Reported 2017. Name of District # of AFP Case Expected # of AFP Case Reported Muzaffarabad 20 15 Neelum 06 06 Hattian 07 08 Bagh 11 30 Haveli 05 10 Poonch 17 40 Sudhnoti 09 09 Kotli 24 23 Mirpur 13 17 Bhimber 13 19 AJK 125 177   Achivements: State is Polio Free since 2000 Strengthening of Monitoring and Supervision. Involved LHWs at community level to create the awareness about the importance of Polio & Routine Immunization. Community Health Session held by LHWs and Vaccinators at UC level. Training of LHWs in Routine Immunization of all the districts of AJK. Capacity Building Workshop of Health Workers completed in AJK. Rota Vaccine Launched in AJK