In The POLIO ERADICATION
Epidemic in District Larkana started in August 2002
confirm cases in 2002.
polio confirm case reported in the District on 1st May 2003.
more than 95% achieved in NIDs.
steps were taken.
areas discovered and first time immunized in reveries and
mountainous areas of district.
NGOs, Nazims / Councilors involved.
PROGRAM FOR FP & PHC LARKANA
This program was launched in 1994 to run for five years but keeping
in view of its importance / achievements, it has been continued
up to 2011.
AND TRANSPORTATION :
MALARIA CONTROL PROGRAM :
program was started as Malaria Eradication Program in the year 1965.
work is carried out in those villages, where Plasmodium Falciparum
is found continuously (regular months).
day (monthly) ACD (Active Case Detection) is done in field in each
Union Council of the District by MCP staff. 20 days PCD work at
DATA FROM 2002 - 2003
Slides Collected 46640
Cases P.Faciparam 1127 2178
Cases P.Vivax 1031
carried out in +ve villages 18
Methrine Used 295 kg
used in (07) Taluka 20 Bags 59 Bags
Camps Organized 12 12
CONTROL PROGRAMME DOTs.
Control Program was running through T.B Clinics in the past.
district Larkana DOTs has been started since July 2002.
produces cure rates up to 95%.
OF HEALTH FACILITIES PROVIDING DOTs SERVICES.
Personals Medics 71
Diagnostic & Treatment Centers 08
Only Treatment Centers
case of Leishmianiasis was noted by district health department in
February 2001 at village Sono Khan Chandio U.C Gaibidero Taluka
About 6000 cases have
been treated by Leishmaniasis Cell.
Leishmaniasis cell was established in leprosy center Larkana.
Out break surfaced again
in January 2002 in the hilly areas of Larkana District i.e. Warah,
Kamber and Shahdad Kot Talukas.
Leishmaniasis Cell is
working at Leprosy Center Larkana in which treatment, research,
epidemiological survey and health education is being carried out.
03 Research papers are published in medical journals and various
articles are published in National and International Newspapers by
Dr. Farooq Rahman Soomro, Focal Person for Leishmaniasis.
Leishmaniasis in Larkana is zoonisis by rodents (Rats, jerbills,
Squirrels, Mongooses, Dogs and Cats).
Recently drugs amounting Rs.2.5 Lacs have been provided by Secretary
Health to the District to treat the cases of Leshminiasis.
established in Larkana by Germans in 1966.
In 1987 Sindh Government took over the project.
Activities expend as
Leprosy cum Health Education Cell form April 2000.
The total number of
leprosy patients registered in Pakistan is about 49000.
Every year, new cases registered in Pakistan are about 900 while
Larkana has total 660 registered leprosy cases.
New Leprosy Center is near completion by District Government at the
cost of 83.639 (M).
First case was reported
in District Larkana in 1992.
Screening Centre was
established in pathology department, Chandka Medical College Larkana,
afterwards it was shifted to Chandka Medical College Hospital
Larkana in 2001.
Recently out break was
noticed by local health department as well as district authorities.
Total HIV / AIDs cases
reported from 1992 uptodate are 63.
PC-I for Rehabilitation
Centre of HIV / AIDs is prepared and sent to Programme Manager, HIV
/ AIDS Control Programme Sindh for transmission to Govt. for
approval and further necessary action.
District HIV / AIDs Task
Force has been formed which is working under chairmanship of
District Nazim Larkana and Executive District Officer (Health) is
Pamphlets are being
distributed to public for the awareness of HIV / AIDs.