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.
1) Refusal by people to take
2) Non-availability of vaccine
3) Lack of information as to where to take the vaccine
4) Non-availability 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 5 MONTH COVID VACCINATION PROGRAM IN UDALGURI BLOCK FROM 1ST NOVEMBER 2022 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:
3)Misinformation against vaccine
4)Shortage of vaccination staff
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