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Olsobip Special Immunisation Patrol in Response to Suspected Measles Outbreak

The NFHSDP supported District and Catholic Health Service health workers to deliver Mother and Child Health (MCH) services that integrated a special measles immunisation program to Olsobip and surrounding villages from 20-30 March 2014. A total of nine villages were covered that included Kamfurabip Aidpost catchment villages: Kusa 1, 2 and 3, Dumunak, Lobip, Kongabip and Mission corner. Measles vaccines were administered to children

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NFHSDP spearheads a special immunisation program for Olsobip

One of the priority needs for the PNG national immunisation program is “Strengthening Reaching Every District to Reach Every Child strategy using integrated Expanded Immunisation Program Mother and Child Health (MCH) outreach sessions”[1]. In an effort to contribute to improving coverage rates in North Fly, in October 2013 the NFHSDP incorporated its routine MCH immunisation outreach activities into a special one week outreach health

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