Prime Institute of Public Health

 

Project Partner(s)
International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO), Kuwait

Duration
Nov '10 - Apr '11

Purpose
This collaborative venture was targeted towards the flood affected population of Peshawar, D I Khan, Charsadda and Nowshera. The aim was to provide relief, distinct from other efforts, by the combination of both preventive and promotive care.

Services

  • Basic curative care
  • Health education of all patients visiting the clinic which included topics such as nutritional counselling, ante-natal care, personal hygiene
  • Provision of water purification sachets to all patients visiting the clinics
  • Provision of Nutritional Supplements for pregnant & lactating mothers
  • Mosquito Repellants and its application method to all women and children under 5 years
  • Hygiene Kits to women of child bearing age (15 to 49 Years)
  • Provision of ORS (Oral Rehydration Salt)
  • Free screening tests for pregnant and lactating women including Haemoglobin, Urine Albumin & Sugar, Blood Sugar, Hepatitis B & C tests
  • 3 to 5 day supply of medicines provided to the patients, free of cost
  • Disease surveillance based on Disease Early Warning System

Results

  • A comprehensive healthcare package, including curative, preventive and promotive healthcare, provided to an estimated 7 million flood affected population
  • An estimated 79,333 patients, including 28,210 male and 51,123