Focus will be on
recognized urban slums. RCH officer will be the nodal officer
for urban slums in the district. Deputy CMHOs will be the nodal
officers for urban slums in their own areas.
schools and urban dispensaries will be the sites for vaccination.
In addition, private clinics identified under PPI will also
be used as session sites. For scattered slums, mobile vans could
be used to cover all families.
Each team should
have on vaccinator (staff skilled in immunization and authorized
to provide immunization) and 2-3- social mobilizers (to mobilize
children and women, control crowd and support recording)
Sessions will begin
at 10 :00 am not more than two sessions should be conducted
per day. Timings of each session should be clearly identified
and communicated to the community.
Each PHC will be the planning unit. Medical officer will be
the overall in Charge.
Vaccinators:All the ANms and LHVs will form the PHC team. When
required, additional vaccinators could be deployed from neighbouring
PHCs where activities are not planned.
Social mobilizers: In each village, ANM/LHV will identify 1
mobillizer (AWW, Sahyogini, ASHA: if none of these are available,
identify another local woman)
Sub- center, Anganwadi, school, panchayat ghar. For remote hamlets,
a site as close to the hamlets as possible should be identified.
For scattered hamlets, mobile teams should cover the populations.
Remember: Conduct the MCHN session as scheduled on Thursdays
10:00 am to 05:00 pm. If two sessions are planned, conduct sessions
from 10-1 pm and 2:00 to 05:00.
families and mobililzing children:
One day prior to the session, social mobilizer should be requested
to conduct house-to-house canvassing ans community line-listing
to identify all eligible children and pregnant women.
the vaccine and logistics:
Cold chain handler at the PHC will be vaccine- carrier as per
the requirements specified in the PHC plan, and label each vaccine-
vaccines, logistics and staff:
One vehicle will be hired at the vaccine depot for transporting
vaccines, logistics and manpower to the session- site. Vehicle
will leave the vaccine depot at 07:00 am so as to cover all
the session sites by 10:00 am. If all session- sites cannot
be reached in three hours due to large distance/ inaccessibility,
another vehicle may be hired.
Supervisor (LHV and or MO) will monitor the sessions using the
monitoring Checklist using the same vehicle after dropping the
vaccines and logistics. In the evening, same vehicle will return
to the vaccine depot, collecting all the vaccine carriers and
dropping back the staff.