COVID VACCINATION PROJECT

Covid virus created havoc against human with nothing to stop. we human had just one weapon to prevent us that is immunization.

Even though it sound simple enough in reality there are many challenges especially in rural areas where misinformation is rampant.

Challenges includes:

1)refusal by people to take
2)non availibility of vaccine
3)lack of information as to where to take the vaccine
4)non availibilty of internet for registration to take vaccine

Satra taking into consideration of the various issue conducted survey in nearby district and found udalguri a district in assam to be most affected by the problem and had a low vaccination rate.

SATRA IMPLEMENTED COVID VACCINATION PROGRAM WITH SUPPORT FROM APPI 

PROJECT OBJECTIVE :
TO PROVIDE VACCINATION TO DEPRIVED POPULATION LIVING IN REMOTE AREAS OF UDALGURI HEALTH BLOCK IN UDALGURI DISTRICT OF ASSAM 
Challenges specific to Udalguri district includes:

1)religious belief 
2)connectivity issues
3)misinformation against vaccine
4)Shortage of vaccination staff

Our Approach

We identified 81 villages in udalguri district which had the lowest vaccination percentage

Once identified we hired 20 community resource person from those villages who had good influence on the community.

Hired two vehicles to carry our team vaccine team to remote location

Conducted linelisting for unvaccianted individual in 81 village 

What we did

orgainised meeting with the village influencial leader

held vaccination camps in all the villages

announcement about the next vaccine dates through miking

coordination with the district health department in procuring vaccine in our camps

composed regional language motivational speech and play it through loud speakers

Individual motivation of unvaccinated people through our CRP

involving religious leader for better outreach

To fight misformation we use poster issued by WHO to create awareness among  the people

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SOCIAL ACTION FOR APPROPRIATE TRANSFORMATION AND ADVANCEMENT IN RURAL AREAS

PEOPLE FOR DEVELOPMENT, DEVELOPMENT FOR PEOPLE