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:

  1. T.B
  2. Polio
  3. Diphtheria
  4. Pertussis
  5. Tetanus
  6. Hep-B
  7. Hib
  8. Streptococcus Pneumonia
  9. Measles
  10. 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