JSP Foundation provides inverter to Kosala CHC for Vaccines safety

Angul: As a responsible partner of Angul District Health Administration, JSP Foundation provided a 5.5KVA, 48V inverter and 230AH 4 batteries for the safe keeping of various vaccines at Kosala Community Health Centre (CHC) during power cuts. Chhendipada MLA Mr Susanta Kumar Behera and other Governing Body Members of Rogi Kalyan Samiti of CHC were present on occasion. The Inverter will maintain the quality immunisation programme and cold chain maintenance in the ILR Point.

Attending the program held at Kosala CHC Hon’ble MLA expressed his thanks to JSP Foundation for this essential support and said “this will be beneficial for maintaining Cold Chain to store the vaccine properly at CHC, Kosala where the rural women and children will be benefitted”.

Universal Immunization Programme is also one of the critical interventions for protecting children from preventable life-threatening conditions.

Community health is one of the key focus areas of the JSP Foundation. The Foundation has been implementing various development interventions for the good health of mothers and children, reduction of malnourishment among children and women, and anaemia control among adolescent girls with the ultimate objective of reducing IMR and MMR.

The primary objective of providing such equipment is to ensure the safety of the vaccines which are at high-risk during long-duration power interruptions. The ILR in the CHC is providing vaccines to five immunisation points of Chhendipada Block, where more than 1000 children and pregnant women are regularly vaccinated.

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