The Technical Department of the Ministry of Health coordinates activities in provincial and municipal vaccines to strengthen coverage and record data within the campaign against measles and rubles. The province has so far registered the progress of 65 percent at a certain age.
According to the Plan of the Enhanced Immunization Program (PAI) led by the Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health, in the work of measles and rubella immunization with the aid of a triple viral vaccine for children from 13 to 13 years and less than five years, the province has recorded a 65 percent improvement so far . In the context of 95% projection; the data called for the work of a health care team team to meet the sanitary goal.
During the meeting, it was reported that 55,003 children were killed in the campaign against measles and rubels and 30,201 were missing.
Namely, according to EPI records, children aged 13 to 23 months (70 percent) used 12,052 doses; 13,280 doses for 2-year-old boys (61 percent); 14,848 doses up to 3-year-olds (65 percent) and 14,823 four-year-olds were vaccinated.
In this connection, a management meeting was held between the Integrated Health Services Network; Epidemiology Directorate; PAI; mother and child health care team; The first level of attention; Sumar Program and Care Service.
Bearing in mind that by the end of the campaign the remaining 16 days, the guidelines for work were defined in 389 vaccinations approved by the Ministry of Health in Hospitals, Health Care Centers and Community Integration Centers (CICs). In addition to the employment strategy, time of attention in health effectsors has been expanded.
This will promptly strengthen the coverage and registration of data in the departments Paraná, Concordia, Gualeguaychú and Uruguay, for which a timely dialogue with the healthcare coordinators was held.
Undersecretary of the Integrated Health Services Network, Guillermo Zanuttini, announced Wednesday that he has highlighted effects that have the ability to equip himself with the way to achieve a 35 percent coverage gap. "The component that is always present at the first level is immunization and it is operationally necessary to enhance coverage in Paraná, Concordia, Gualeguaychú and Concepción del Uruguay," he defines.
Zanuttini added: "Within the program area there are special health responsibilities, and the field of healthcare activities includes the territory."
Likewise, there is also the need to strengthen BCG and hepatitis B vaccination within the Joint Meeting and immunization registration.
Director of Epidemiology, Diego Garcilazo, participated in the meeting; head PAI, Albana Gavini; First Principal Attorney General, Norm Hernández, and part of Motherhood and Childhood, Sisterhood and CUS-Sumar Programming Units.