Infection Free Pakistan
Overview

Pakistan has been facing major healthcare problems for decades. Infectious diseases are more common in Pakistan than in other developing countries. According to statistics, Pakistan has the world’s second-highest hepatitis rate. It is suffering from an HIV concentration outbreak as well as a dengue fever epidemic. Infection-Free Pakistan is a program initiated by the Volunteer Force Against Hepatitis Transmission (VFAHT) intended to prevent and mitigate the effects of five infectious diseases in Pakistan.

This includes HBsAg, HCV, HIV testing, Hep-B vaccine, and EPI campaign at 18 free health camps across 16 cities in Pakistan. It will provide these screening and vaccination services to 6000 medical and dental students, health care providers, and 12,000 residents from diverse regions of Pakistan.

The program’s second aspect is free Mosquito Net Distribution Drives. In the affected areas of Pakistan, these drives will concentrate on the distribution of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Mosquito Nets (LLINs), counseling, and raising awareness about EPI vaccination. It will assist 6000 families each year, totaling approximately 30,000 individuals.

The third component is Safe Blood Donation Camps, which aim to raise public awareness and facilitate society. Hand hygiene awareness drives in schools are the fourth and final aspect of the year 2021, intending to highlight the significance of hand hygiene in preventing infectious diseases.

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Asia Kausar
Manager, Volunteers Development Programme
Mobile: +92 320 4408150
Email: admin.vfaht@ipacfoundation.org
 
 
VFAHT Office
Infection Prevention and Control Foundation
1st Floor, 50 CCA, Sector C, Phase 6, DHA Lahore, Pakistan, 54000