Kiphire health workers trained on VHND
Dimapur, March 31 (EMN): With the objective to provide quality healthcare services, National Health Mission (NHM), Kiphire, under the aegis of Health and Family Welfare Department organised two-day training on Village Health Nutrition Day (VHND) for health workers on March 27 and 28.
Speaking at the inaugural programme, Deputy Commissioner, Kiphire, M Shayung Phom remarked that, “Health is not only consuming medicine but a holistic approach to life.” He also stated that among all things, health is one of the most important assets in life. Everything starts with health and ends with health Phom added.
He reminded the health workers that government initiative to implement such programme was to let health workers deliver quality health services to the people. He further urged the health workers to carry out their services with dedication and sincerity and also reminded them to build team work in implementation of those programmes.
Also speaking on the occasion, ADC Kiphire, Reny Wilfred, encouraged the trainees and participants to create footprint in the place they work. He said, “When you keep your village healthy, you are keeping your family healthy.”
He thanked the UNICEF initiatives for organising such programmes and expressed confidence that some precious soul would be saved through such initiatives.
According to District Media Officer, Atsali T, the training was conducted by Dr. Longri Kichu, RMNCH+A state consultant; Dr. Maulik Shah, health officer; and Dr. Rakesh Singh, regional immunisation consultant UNICEF.
The programme was chaired by Heroli, VCCM, while the welcome address was delivered by CMO Dr. E Motsuthung Patton.
The training was jointly organised by District Health Society Kiphire in collaboration with UNNICEF. Representatives from district administration, ASHAs, AWWs, ANMs and MOs, Social Welfare department, DPRO staff, NGOs, CMO staff and DH staff attended the training.