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Nagaland: DHFW team inspects medical college site

By EMN Updated: Aug 12, 2022 11:40 pm
Dr. K Vikato Kinimi along with other officers during visit to the ongoing construction of medical college site at Phriebagie in Kohima on August 11.

Dimapur, Aug. 11 (EMN): Team of officials from the department of Health and Family Welfare led by the principal director, Dr. K Vikato Kinimi, inspected the ongoing works of the new medical college site at Phriebagie in Kohima on August 11.

An update from the department stated that on inspection of the site, Dr. Kinimi insisted that there should be no excuses on the progress of the ongoing project, adding that work must be completed within the timeframe. He felt that it has now become a matter of utmost urgency and need of the state to have a fully functional medical college by 2023-2024.

Simultaneously, the team held a review meeting with all the contractors and officers present and directed them to complete all the pending works within the stipulated timeline and to conduct timely monitoring of the process. They were further reminded that no excuses or extension would be tolerated/ approved until the completion of the project.

Medical officers trained on management of NBSU

To improve management of new born in health facilities, the National Health Mission (NHM), Nagaland, conducted a three-day training for medical officers on ‘Newborn stabilisation units (NBSU) in the public sector’ at De Oriental Grand from August 10 to the 12th.

Speaking at the inaugural programme, NHM mission director, Dr. Thorhusie Katiry, stressed on the importance of quality care in facilities and encouraged all the medical officers for continued dedication at their respective place of work.

Dr. Temjenstungla Jamir, director of medical education, has emphasised on quality capacity building of healthcare workers and thanked UNICEF for its continued support to the state.

Clinical sessions were conducted by Dr. Khreimenuo, senior pediatrician at NHAK, and Dr. Sanozulo, pediatrician at Distric Hospital, Longleng.

Dr. Imkongtemsu Longchar, state nodal officer of child health, and Dr. Longri Kichu from UNICEF, deliberated on the importance of prioritising new-born care as they remain the most vulnerable.

The participants consisted of paediatricians, medical officers and other specialists from all districts. The workshop was focused on the survival of new-born through module reading, presentations, skill stations, and field visits to NHAK.

It mentioned that the state has been consistently striving for delivery of quality health services to new-born in the State.

By EMN Updated: Aug 12, 2022 11:40:49 pm