ACCESSIBLE HEALTH & WASH PROGRAM

To improve the access of locals especially persons with disabilities of Tehsil Kot Addu towards sustainable and inclusive primary health care services with focus on improvement of personal and community hygiene practices through community involvement and development.

TARGET AREAS

8 Union Councils, (6 Union councils of tehsil Kot Addu UC namely Budh, Mehmoo Kot, Thatta Gurmani, Alurid, Qasba Gujrat, Ghazi Ghat) and 2 Union councils of tehsil Muzaffargarh namely Karam Dad Qureashi and Sharif Chajra), District Muzaffargarh – South Punjab, Pakistan

PROJECT INTERVENTIONS/ACTIVITIES

Primary health care infrastructure rehabilitated (7 BHUs and 1 RHC) has been renovated and made accessible for persons with disabilities on international standards. The units have been also equipped with medical and non-medical equipment. Besides this, the units are also made energy sustainable for provision of 24/7 services. To maintain the record of the patients, units are also equipped with IT equipment and technology.

 

Involvement of Community in Eight (8) BHU / RHC Management Committees (BMC’s) established in 7 BHUs and 1 RHC. 40 Village Development Committees and 40 Village Health Committees have been estab­lished in all 8 Union Councils. The purpose of these committees are to identify PWDs in community, gather PWDs for screening, conduct awareness session on PWDs / Hygiene Promotion / Key Health diseases prevailing in community i.e. dingy, malaria, hepatitis, etc To make the project activities sustainable, therefore Eight (8) DPO’s have been established comprising upon 56 members , one in each UC.