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  1. Narayana Holla
  2. Programme management
  3. Saturday, 17 June 2017

Greetings and we wish to sahre the attached with the techNet viewers.

Karnataka launched Mobile Medical Units (MMU) to provide free health care services to the hard to reach / underserved community; especially to tribal population in 27 districts. It has 31 output indicators of which 2 are child Immunization related –

1. Full Immunization of Children below first birth day (FIC) and

2. Complete Immunization before 2nd birth day with DPT 1st booster, OPV and MCV 2 doses.

Dr Narayan, Deputy Director, Community Monitoring form the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, visited the Dedicated Vaccination clinic of our College and it was proposed to train the 2 nursing staffs of every MMU in small batches for providing quantitative (no backlog and vaccinating close to the schedule) and qualitative (adhering to the 8 rights before administering the vaccine). Accordingly, we trained / oriented 144 ANMs/Staff Nurses of MMUs in 7 batches between 11 March 2017 and 10 June 2017 in the annexure of Vaccination Clinic.

This training was based on “EXTENDED IMMUNOGRAM” which provides Mission Indradhanush (MI) specific micro-plan & antigen wise, dose wise specific Duelist – the 2 key elements of MI and provides denominators, records numerators, enabling to derive the 4 critical indicators of MI, thus supports the government in achieving and sustaining the objectives of MI – the FLAGSHIP PROGRAMME of India.

We are looking forward to train the Medical Officers (MOs) of these MMUs also in two small batches.

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