Speaking to the senior officials of health and education departments and heads of vaccinator
teams and other staff, he directed regarding maximum coverage and said that each and every vaccinated child should be marked on finger so that no child up to the age of five years is left out.
Junaid Amin got his three-month-old son Arsal vaccinated against chickenpox by a vaccinator
of Health Department.
After the death of the 13-day-old baby earlier this month, Deputy Commissioner Irfan Nawaz Memon had appointed Chaudhry as inquiry officer, who conducted an inquiry and found that the baby did not die due to the polio vaccine administered to her by a health department team, as 17 other children administered the drops from the same vial by the same vaccinator
38%) respondents cited the unavailability of vaccinator
in their area as the reason for incomplete vaccination of their children.
We want to expand immunization program in every village of Balochistan and yet each vaccinator
is covering 760km area and administrating children with vaccination.
If the average vaccination rate was 100 dogs per vaccinator
per day, Kenya would have enough capacity to conduct 21-day campaigns and reach the 70% dog vaccination goal.
This strategy calls for deep local knowledge to anticipate when a child will return, so that a vaccinator
can be there.
Moreover, 4(10%) facilities did not have dedicated expanded programme on immunisation rooms whereas about 5(12%) and 33(79%) had no vaccinator
and separate expanded programme on immunisation incharge appointed.
He said that anyone doctor, polio vaccinator
will inform and notify the polio cases on emergency basis, adding that the decision was taken in the best interest for the future of our children.
The guidance, issued last month and signed by chief nurse Jane O'Malley and chief medical officer Don Mackie, said the ministry's legal advice was that Regulation 44A of the Medicines Regulations did not allow the delegation of administration of the vaccine from the authorised vaccinator
to the student nurse.
Two attackers fired bullets at the vaccinator
as he came out of a health centre in Shabqadar district, around 30 kilometres from Peshawar, the main city of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
We have more than 100 vaccinators
at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital and our theatres matron Sandra Senior has been a vaccinator
for the past few years with an amazing record of delivering more than 200 jabs during each campaign.