Kachin Backpack Health Worker Team
Primary Health Care and Health Promotion for Local Peoples in Kachin State
Kachin Backpack Health Worker Team was founded in 2009 as a branch health department of Kachin Development Networking Group (KDNG) and association with Backpack Health Worker Team based in Maesot. It provides health care services as volunteer in some part of Kachin State especially rural areas, IDPs camp, relocation camp which places could not access from Ministry of Health Department.
Our implementation activities are Public Health Care Protection, Water and Environment cleaning, Women’s Health and Rights, Capacity building on Child Care, Monitoring and sharing information on seasonal epidemic diseases and others.
Presently, Kachin Backpack Health Worker Team and the Kachin State Covid-19 Prevention Network-KsC19PN are collaborating in raising awareness about the Covid-19 pandemic especially in the vulnerable areas such as IDP camps, quarantine camps, community grassroots areas and providing hand sanitizer, face mask, spray disinfectant and others assistance in Kachin State level.