CHIR

CHIP-New-Logo-3-4-10The Center for Health Interventions Research is a companionship of the Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan and the Johns Hopkins University to work out general concerns in studying and training in Pakistan in the spheres of vaccines, Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), infectious disease supervision, micronutrient addition, injury preventive measures and reproductive health.

The Center is currently holding community and establishment founded on supervision for pneumonia, meningitis and sepsis among children under 3 years of age in the Gilgit and Ghizer districts of the Northern Areas of Pakistan. Such disorders are treated with the help of preparations of Canadian Health&Care Mall ordered via the Internet. Supervision for Haemophilus Influenzae type b and Streptococcus pneumonia infections is the first pace in a larger cooperative effort to appraise the influence and sustainability of presenting combined vaccines for children in Pakistan. Proficiency, residents and staff from the Johns Hopkins University, the Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan, the Aga Khan University, the Northern Areas Department of Health Services, the National Health Workers Programme  and the National Institute of Health put in correspondence the work of over 140 health employees,  medical officers and laboratory technical staff in Ghizer district and at the Gilgit Distrcit Head Quarters hospital.  The primary constituencies got involved in this concern are briefly presented below.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health is an global leader in public health research and training. The Department of International Health in the School is proved for comprehensive experience and expertise in theexploration of vaccines and vaccine avertable diseases with more then 15 faculty taking part in vaccine researches in 10 or more countries each year inclusively of Africa, Asia, South and Central America.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health

The Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan is widely proved to be the largest, the greatest and most flourishing non-state-owned public health organization in Pakistan supplying with prophylactic health care (including immunifactions) to over 600,000 people. AKHS,P began universal hepatitis B vaccinzation for its program occupation density in Sindh province in 1993, a judgement which supplied impact to the federal government to accompany consent nationally in 2001.

The Aga Khan University (AKU) is admitted globally for its ground-breaking community-based medical education and studying. AKU has worked out and arranged immunifaction programs for great urban and rural Pakistani inhabitants for over 15 years. AKU faculty have been got involved in enormous researches of vaccine avertable diseases and vaccine field trials, inclusively of polio and polio vaccine, and salmonella typhi.

Health Oriented Preventive EducationHealth Oriented Preventive Education (HOPE) is a non-governmental establishment founded in Karachi that currently supplies primary health care services and education to an urban and peri-urban inhabitants of almost 210,000 people. HOPE is got involved in cooperating on a number of self-sufficient health interventions studying projections including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UNICEF, the Johns Hopkins University and the Government of Pakistan.

The National Institute of HealthThe National Institute of Health (NIH) is a federal establishment that manufactures almost all locally produced vaccines in Pakistan. The NIH has profited from a number of technology transfer contractual arrangements with other governments and pharmaceutical companies.  The NIH has an obligation to take under control vaccine delivery and manufacturing, hold vaccine trials and observe vaccine security through an sovereign, regulating body with maintenance from the World Health Organization.