Table 9

Quality of NIDs service delivery in static centers and mobile teams (n = 20)

Characteristics

n

Weighted %


Static centers

Availability of relevant staff

16

90

Proper marking of immunization site

15

85

Conduction of immunization session in shade, orderly (clear flow of clients) and without overcrowding (<20 under-five children waiting)

20

95

Correct filling of field attendance, vaccine distribution and tally sheets

17

95

Unopened OPV kept at adequate temperature (0-8°C)

20

95

Availability of enough frozen ice packs/ice for current session

17

95

Adequate knowledge of health workers regarding VVMs and unused OPV

18

95

Inquiry about vaccination status of all children<2 years from child's caretaker

15

85

Inquiry about acute flaccid paralysis in children<15 years from child's caretaker

6

45

Reminding child's caretaker for next round of NIDs

0

0

Adequate knowledge of child's caretaker about end results of polio and purpose of NIDs

5

40

Mobile teams

Correct storage of OPV (keeping vials dry and cold chain maintained as indicated by VVMs)

18

95

Correct administration of OPV (2 drops/child)

18

95

Covering of missed children on same day

19

95

Presence of at least one female member

16

90

Checking by supervisory staff

13

75


Mushtaq et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-60

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