Vaccine Preventable Diseases in Pakistan

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND
PREVENTION

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Capacity Building for Global, Regional,
and National Immunization Programs

IGH is collaborating with the Global Immunization Division (GID) at CDC, Pakistan’s National Stop Transmission of Polio (NSTOP), and other global partners to address Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) challenges. These efforts:

  • Strengthen global capacity to control, eliminate, and ultimately eradicate VPDs in high-risk and under-immunized populations
  • Provide logistical support to NSTOP leadership and administrative teams to strategically reach polio eradication and immunization targets
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"Of the 285,000 frontline
workers in-country, 62% are
female."

- Pakistan Polio Eradication Program

NATIONAL STOP TRANSMISSION
OF POLIO PROGRAM

TIMELINE- 2021 ACTIVITIES

INTRODUCTIONS
AUGUST 2021

IGH was awarded the cooperative agreement and igh’s director and public health analyst travel to islamabad and meet with nstop team for project kick-off meeting and discussions

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TRAINING
OCTOBER 2021

IGH staff and nstop leadership facilitated a 7-day pre-deployment training for 20 newly inducted nstop filed officers

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RECRUITMENT
SEPTEMBER 2021

IGH supported the expansion and recruitment of additional field officers in high priority districts throughout pakistan, including north and south waziristan, killa abdullah and chaman. The nstop officers were able to identify 298 missed children and vaccinate them on the spot.

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