Kashmar

 

Safe Community Kashmar

Name of the Community: Kashmar
Country: Islamic republic of Iran
Number of inhabitants: 89,577
Program started year: 1998
International Safe Communities Network Membership:
Designation year: 2007

  • pdficon_small.gif (153 bytes) Kashmar, Iran - Application to Become a Member of the Safe Community Network

 

For further information contact:

 
Hassan Makarem MD
District of Kashmar Healthy and Medication net work
Imam khomeinei st.
Kashmar 96719, I.R of Iran
Phone: +98-532-8227506
fax: +98-532-8227501
E-mail:Kashmarhealthynet@yahoo.com
Info address: www.mums.ac.ir/ch_kashmar

The program covers the following safety promotion activities:
For the age group:


Children 0 – 14 years

  • Pre-School Traffic Training
  • Safe Walk to School Training
  • Getting to School Safely

  • Children police program
  • School Poster and Coloring Contests
  • School police
  • Amblyopic screening and prevention program for 3-6years
    And prevention to future handicaps
  • House accident preventive education and implementation
  • Mothers education of child's Burned prevention and
    Interferences
  • Police force and many others (e.g. Road and transportation
    Agency, Behzisty office, municipality, healthy net) interactive safety exhibits
  • Community Safety Awards Program
  • Long Term Injury Prevention Program among children based on the health program for children: In this program, all children are screened in order to find any possible visual or hearing impairment leading to an accident or injury. (For example Health children program, Children’s disease merged care (MANA) program.)

    Youth 15 – 24 years:
  • Use of Seat belt (safe belt) and helmet as a rule and culture In motor and car drivers
  • Volunteer's contribution in safety behavioral program Behind the Wheel Driver Education by children
  • Social injuries Awareness and prevention program
  • Before girl marriage (to violence and suicide prevention)
  • Implementation on suicide at youth and Consul whit their family
  • Driving Under the Influence Education Program
  • New Resident Driver Education
  • Youth First Aid/CPR training by Red Crescent organization
  • Medical Safety Promotion for those who are related to HIV and HBV. In this program we encourage youth and medical workers to apply for HBV vaccination and also implement many training program to increase safety especially against needle stick injuries leading to AIDS and HBV.
  • Earth quake maneuver in school
  • Traffic prevention training in school
  • House preventing training in school
  • Helmet fitting program
  • Fire fighting exhibits
  • Youth and mental health seminar (violence reduction)
  • Rescue and first aid maneuvers
  • Police force and many other interactive safety exhibits

    Residents can dial to specific numbers and give necessary
    help or information (whole age groups) as below:
  • Call to 110 (police) when they encounter any dangerous, Such as Robbery, theft, etc, or need any help
  • Call to 115 (ambulance) for serious situation and event That need to Immediate medical interfere
  • Call to 121for electrical emergency
  • Call to 122 for water and sewage emergency
  • Call to 125 for fire fighting
  • Call to 147 for first aids and event information
  • Call to 148 for divorce and suicide prevention
  • Call to 149 for safety & health information
  • Call to 194 for gas emergency Community mental health assistant group

    Adults 25 – 59:
  • Safety and Health Conference and Trade Show
  • Occupational Safety and Health Program
  • Occupational Safety and Health education by health Education center (named amoozeshgah behdasht loghman)
  • New Resident Driver Education
  • House safety assessment and face to face event preventive education and follow up for repair them
  • Motorcycle Safety Training
  • Fall prevention program among Diabetes or Hypertensions (HTN) by Diabetes clinic And diabetes and Hypertensions (HTN) screening
  • Custom Consulting
  • First Aid/Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Life style skills (Anger Management, self awareness, Critical thinking, emotion, bullying, Appropriate Decision Making and many others) for teachers and then they explained for students
  • Health Fair Activities
  • Community mental health assistant group
  • Fire fighting exhibits
  • Poison and safety training class by agriculture agency (Goal groups: rural population and farmers)
  • Home Safety
  • Rescue and first aid maneuvers

    Elderly60+yars:
  • Fall prevention program and implementation
  • Elderly care program
  • Fall prevention program among Diabetes or Hypertensions (HTN) by Diabetes clinic and diabetes and Hypertensions (HTN) screening

At the following environments
Home:

  • Safe home contests
  • Disaster and how to prevent contests
  • Fire fighters, law enforcement
  • 110 and many other interactive safety exhibits
  • Elders Fall Prevention Media Campaign
  • Life style promotion program (E.g. Local Food festival and rewards)
  • Safety and Health Fair Activities
  • Stress Management for Adults
  • Home visit by health workers (Behvarz and Rabete Salamat)
  • Vulnerable places determination and accidents preventive Education
  • Home safety checklist, as a tool for safety promotion in home area
  • Face to face house event prevention training
  • Make earthquake safe houses and closely observation on Building architecture Organization

    Traffic:
  • Pre-School Traffic Training
  • Children Police program
  • Behind the Wheel Driver Education
  • Adult Program
  • New Resident Driver Education
  • Motorcycle Safety Training
  • Motorcycle and event contests
  • Community Safety Awards Program
  • Safe motorcycle driving carnival
  • Driving Under the Influence Education Program
  • Road rescue and first aid maneuver
  • Traffic Educations program
  • Non government Traffic educational centers
  • Traffic retraining class for traffic trainers
  • External road vulnerable appoints and repair them
  • Intra town road vulnerable appoints and repair them
  • Intra and Inter town Traffic Alarm sign appointment
  • Critical path way and alternative road junction expand
  • Fixing guard rails in dangerous region
  • Police force and many others (e.g. Road and transportation Agency, Behzisty office, municipality, healthy net) interactive safety exhibits
  • Perform stopped who drive un safe or dangerous
  • Safety and Health Fair Activities
  • Fulfill Questionnaire for patient who referred due to Traffic accident

    Occupation:
  • Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program
  • Safe work Newsletter
  • Custom Consulting
  • First Aid/Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Unrecognized House and other workshop recognition
  • Technical surveillance committees on factories
  • Periodical employers Examination

    School:
  • Student police program
  • Safety in paint and poem Contests
  • Pre-School Traffic Training and Getting to School Safely
  • Fire Safety Coloring Contest
  • Disaster and how to prevent contests
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Earth quake maneuver
  • Fire fighting exhibits
  • Safety promotion educational program

    Sports:
  • Pooling observation
  • Repair vulnerable places in play ground

    Leisure:
  • Road and leisure rescue team and camp
  • Health and safety promotion program on sight seeing
  • Repair vulnerable sites especially for children
  • Developed parks and play grounds

    Disasters:
  • Earth quake maneuver
  • Multi age group First aid/rescue training
  • Call to 147 information to Disaster first aid and rescue
  • Make earthquake safe houses and closely Observation on building by architecture Organization)

    Violence Prevention:
  • Thus further of this violence's are due to unknown life skills (studied)
  • Holding explanatory session's as life skills for teachers and then students
  • At risk groups program for students, prisoners and etc
  • Study works on violence's prevalence rate in females at our districts and cause of them. (Send it as an article for 16th international conferences on Safe Communities Tehran 2007.)
  • Highly intersectional cooperation between health center and legal medicine department and so psychiatrists for decreased and prevention of violence's.
    (Anger Management, self awareness, Critical thinking, emotion, bullying, Appropriate Decision Making and many others) For teachers
  • Anger Management educational course for Adolescent
  • Appropriate Decision Making for adolescent
  • Stress Management for healthy net employers
  • Suicide and violence and how to prevent contests
  • Side by side home visit and Face to face education
  • Youth and mental health seminar
  • Community mental health assistant group
  • Fulfill Questionnaire for referred patient due to violence

    Suicide prevention:
  • Call to 148 for counseling and suicide Prevention
  • Cause and epidemiology of suicide study
  • Life skills (Anger Management, self awareness)
  • Critical thinking, emotion, bullying, Appropriate Decision Making and many others) for Teachers and students
    Anger Management for teenager, Appropriate Decision
    Making for adolescent
  • Highly intersectional cooperation between Health Centre, legal medicine department and so Psychiatrists for decreased and prevention of suicide
  • Stress Management for healthy net employers
  • Implementation on suicide and their family Counseling

    Programs Aiming at “High Risk Groups”:
  • Motor vehicle drives Safety Training and helmet fitting
  • Children burn prevention program
  • House event prevention program
  • Elders falling down prevention program

    Surveillance of injuries:

Year- Population-Frequencies-Incidence rate Per 1000

1998 - 193,051 - 8,396 - 43,5
1999 - 194,917 - 6,073 - 31,2
2000 - 200,761 - 6,178 - 30,8
2001 - 197,280 - 6,592 - 33,4
2002 - 199,176 - 9,564 - 48,1
2003 - 198,225 - 9,888 - 49,9
2004 - 154,932 - 5,915 - 38,2
2005 - 154,922 - 6,957- 44,9
2006 - 154,426 - 6,352 - 41,1

Note: at year 2004 Khalilabad city and 44,000 persons was separated as a district that named Khalilabad district.
Started year: 1998 (with 8,396 injuries numbers)

Publications:

  • Published fourth number of "Nedaye imen" as a Safe Community Journal
  • Safe Community book (1,000 volume)

    Published educational matter as below:

    Pamphlets:
  • Suicide (5,000volume)
  • Violence (5,000v)
  • Safe elderly (5,000v)
  • Silent arts (safety in hand made carpet (5,000v)
  • How to prevent of occupational injuries (5,000v)
  • High pressure gas safety (4,000v)
  • High pressure capsules safety (5,000v)
  • Gas and gas consumer equipment safety (5,000v)
  • Stress as modernism result (12,000v)
  • Elder and driving (4,000v)
  • Children violence's (5,000v)
  • Forbidden driving grand Father (3,000v)
  • Suicide (8,000v)
  • Ecstasy and substance abuse (5,000v)
  • Violence's on women (1,0000v)
  • School accident prevention (5,000v)
  • Passenger safety culture (5,000v)
  • Children burn prevention (5,000v)
  • Elders fall prevention (4,500v)
  • Women occupational stresses (6,000v)
  • Accidents Lessons plan
  • Booklet for children burn and elders falling down, electricity and safety
  • Many tracts for traffic alarm signs and low, suicide prevention, violence prevention and occupational event prevention (up to 200,000 volumes)

    Staff:

 
Number: 10
Professions full-time:4
Permanent: 4
Chief of Health and Medication Network
Hassan Makarem MD,
M.Ghaemi MD Vice of Health and Head of Health Centre,
A Mokhtarei MD Vice of Medicine,
K. Zarezade MD Head Expert of Prevention and Control of Disease,
I. Rahimzade (Bs) Expert for Safe Community,
Amirei Giti (health worker "behvarz") Assistant for Safe Community Experts and Kashmar Health Centers personals as a whole.
Professions part-time:80
Temporary: 30

Organization:
Governorship- Health & Medical net –Municipality – Road agency – Education Agency – Disciplinary power.
Specific intersectional leadership group: Committee – water and sewage agency –Gas agency – Sport agency- Town Council – Trade Union –Red Crescent Organization- Legal Medicine Department-Agriculture Agency-Behzisty (promotion in life) agency.

International commitments:


Participation in Safe Community Conferences:

  • Workshop for prevention of events and accident, Tehran 2003
  • Safe Community seminar 2003
  • Kashan Safe Community seminar May 2004
  • Involvement in Safe Community Conference, Tehran June 2007

  • National Safe Community Workshop 2002

    Other:
  • Sent and acceptation of tree article to 15th Safe Community Conferences Cape Town 2006 (two articles accept as oral Presentation and one for poster)
  • Acceptation of article (Epidemiology of Children Burns and our implementation Effect in Kashmar) in 3rd national
    Epidemiology congress of Kerman

    Acknowledgments:
    We really appreciate of co workers specially in (Country level) Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education Professor M Lankarani, Vice of Minister and Head of Health Department Professor, Moaiied Alavian, Head of the Center for Disease Control Professor M.Gooya, Vice of Uncommunicable Dr Ramazani, Head of Injuries Prevention Department and Focal Point for Safe Community A.R.Moghisi (MpH ,MD)and et. All, (Provincial level) President of Mashhad University of Medicine Professor M.Maleki, Vice President in Health Department and Head for Provincial Safe Community Committee professor M.Majdi and his Vices Dr GH.Khooban and Dr. Khodaei, Head Manager of Disease A. Yousefnejad MPH, Vice of Head Manager of Disease Jooya MD, and the end Mrs. Khorshahi Azar Provincial Staff and expert for Safe Community that helped us and gave a hand.