Bio metric of vaccinators to be done: Dr. Azra Pechuho

Karachi, August 29, 2018 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho has directed to complete bio metric of the vaccinators in each district at earliest and health committees at district level to be made functional to monitor the performance of the vertical programs of the Sindh Health Department. This she said while presiding over a meeting of the heads of vertical programs here in her office on Wednesday.

Additional Chief Secretary Dr. Muhammad Usman Chachar also attended the meeting. Additional Chief Secretary Dr. Muhammad Usman Chachar briefed the meeting that as many 21281 LHWs were working across the province while 743 LHSs were also performing their duties . It was also told in the meeting that bio metric of the LHWs in 29 districts had been done while in six districts such Sujawal , Badin, Karachi West , Karachi Central and Umerkot the IDs of LHWs had been opened and documents for the purpose in Matiari, Tando Allahyar, Tando Muhammad Khan, Jamshoro and Shaheed Benazirabad districts had been submitted.

The provincial minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho added that unnecessary leaves must not be allowed in the department because health department had to serve the masses and such leaves marred the performance of the department. She said, ‘Everyone has to work from 9 am to 5 pm accordingly’. She suggested that all stakeholders should work on same page to get the objectives to eradicate diseases in the province and those who were not working must be taken to task.’ Training of the LHWs should be completed and SOP and syllabus in this regard be done soon’. she concluded.

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