District Health Society Kargil launches Mission Indradhanush 5.0

Kargil, August 07, 2023: District Health Society Kargil initiated the launch of Intensified Mission Indradhanush 5.0 in District Kargil, in sync with the nationwide effort. The inauguration took place at the Vaccination Section of the CMO Office, Conference Hall, Kargil.

The event was inaugurated in presence of Dr. Mohd Abbas, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Kargil, who graced the occasion as the chief guest. Dr. Jaffar Akhone, former CMO of Kargil (epidemiologist), Dr. Fatima Banoo, District Immunization Officer, Dr. Rabia, District Health Officer, Dr. Fatima Nissa, State Leprosy Officer, Dr. Abdul Jaleel Wani, Block Medical Officer of Kargil, alongside officers and officials from the health department were present on the occasion.

During the occasion, District Immunization Officer gave a detailed presentation regarding the intensified Mission Indradhanush 5.0 and status thereof. The DIO urged the staff to implement the IMI 5.0 in each nook and corner of the District.

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The DIO expressed gratitude to the dedicated team members, including Block Medical Officers, vaccinators, cold chain handlers, and other frontline workers, for their seamless efforts in executing the Mission.

The District Immunization Officer Kargil also urged the general public to cooperate with health teams during the mission.

Deputy CMO thanked the DIO and her team for the successful implementation of IMI 5.0 and to ensure the use of U-WIN portal for reviewing and reporting of the said program.

He stressed ensuring vaccination of missed doses in 0-5 year children and pregnant ladies. He directed to give messages to the migrant/non-local populations, also ensure vaccination of the slum areas and drop-out/partially immunized beneficiaries.

Dr. Jaffar Ahone, Dr. Fatima Nissa, Dr. Abdul Jaleel also shared their experiences and briefed about the occasion. Mohd Ishaq DPO and Muneer VCCM presented welcome address and vote of thanks to the participant and media persons.

To strengthen routine immunization planning and delivery mechanism, the MoHFW, GoI, launched its flagship program “Mission Indradhanush” in December 2014 to achieve more than 90% full immunization coverage in the country.


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