Health System Strengthening Zone2

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Health System Strengthening Project (HSSP) Zone-II of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Southern Districts)

Main Outputs: In collaboration with Health Department Government of KPK, PEI carried out the Health Strengthening Program to improve the condition of health facilities through the province. The Health System Support Program is being run with the objective of ‘Betterment of health service delivery at grass root level, easy access made affordable with improved medical service standards for the poor through ensuring health facilities are functioning efficiently in collaboration with government and other partners by strengthening the capacity of these health facilities through identification and bridging the existing gaps’. Under the program needs assessment of 115 health facilities was carried out throughout the province, out of these 74 were selected for implementation of the HSSP. Details needs assessment was carried out in terms of infrastructure requirement, equipment and supplies, capacity of staff and administrative capabilities. PEI provided support to improve health service delivery in 74 of these health facilities spread in 6 districts of the Zone – II.

Health Services Providers Capacity Building Trainings

33 different trainings have been conducted for Health Services Providers in three provinces on rational use of provided medical and surgical supplies.  These trainings also include other topics like 1. Health hygiene improved by provision of hygiene kits and training Prevention of infectious diseases 2. MNCH training, CDD (Control of Diarrheal Diseases) 3. CDC (Communicable Disease Control) 4. Storing and record keeping etc. These trainings enable Doctors and paramedics to refresh their knowledge and enhance their capacities.

Public Health Awareness Campaigns and Community Mobilization

236 Health Management Committees (HMC) were formed in the four districts of KP,   oriented on the objectives of the PEI health program  and strengthened through appropriate institutional trainings apart from sensitization on PEI interventions viz. health and hygiene issues, availability & utility of the services in health facilities, encouraging EPI coverage, improvement of referral system, feedback and helping in resolution of conflicts among the health services providers and the beneficiaries. The participatory process is designed to ensure the appropriate mobilization and involvement of local communities and their institutions to develop a common vision and undertake collective action based on that. These committees have been strengthened through institutional trainings, fully engaged in PEI programme and part of the process from planning to management, including monitoring and evaluation. PEI expert community development officers and social mobilizers have been facilitating these COs in the identification, implementation, management, operation & maintenance of health facilities so far strengthened by PEI.

Details of Health facilities supported

  1. EDO Health Bannu
  2. DHQ Hosp Bannu
  3. Khalifa Gul Nawaz Teaching Hospital
  4. DHQ Hospital Bannu
  5. KGN Bannu
  6. DHQ Bannu
  7. DHQ Hosp DI Khan
  8. EDO Health DIKhan
  9. DHQ Hosp DIKhan
  10. DHQ DIK
  11. DHQ Dera Ismail khan
  12. MMMH DIK
  13. DHQ Hospital DIKhan
  14. MMM Teaching Hospital DIKhan
  15. THQ Kulachi DIK
  16. CH Paniala DIK
  17. THQ Hosp Thall
  18. DHQ Hosp Hangu
  19. DHQ Hangu
  20. THQ Thall Hangu
  21. DHQ Hospital Hangu.
  22. THQ Hangu
  23. DHQ Karak
  24. THQ Hospital Banda David shah Karak
  25. DHQ Hosp Kohat
  26. DHQ Kohat
  27. DHO Kohat
  28. Civil Hospital (CH) Shakardara Kohat
  29. Women & Children Hospital Kohat
  30. EDO Health Lakki Marwat
  31. DHQ Hosp Lakki Marwat
  32. DHQ Lakki Marwat
  33. City Hospital Lakki Marwat
  34. City Hospital Lakki Marwat
  35. DHO Lakki
  36. CH Sarai Naurang Lakki
  37. EDO Health Tank
  38. DHQ Hosp Tank
  39. DHQ Tank
  40. EDO Tank
  41. DHQ Hospital Tank,
  42. DHO Tank
  43. Mission Tank