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Nagaland: Induction training for surveillance workers concludes

By EMN Updated: May 25, 2023 10:30 pm
Induction training for surveillance workers concludes
Officials of Health and Family Welfare department along with surveillance workers during the induction training at DUDA Guest House in Kohima.

DIMAPUR — A three-day induction training for surveillance workers under the National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control (NCVBDC) organised by the directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Kohima, concluded on Thursday at the conference hall of DUDA Guest House, Kohima.

An update from the Health department stated that the joint director and SPO of NCVBDC, Dr. Neisakho Kere, in his welcome address, emphasised on upholding sincerity in work. He also presented the roles and responsibilities and basic information on vector borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, JE, filariasis, chikungunya and kalaazar.

The deputy director of NCVBDC, Dr. Tinurenla Anichari, has highlighted on signs and symptoms of malaria, JE, dengue and detailed treatment of malaria, while the state consultant of public health and training, NCVBDC, Imsubenla, presented on the recording and reporting of malaria formats, which was followed by hands-on exercise on filling of all the formats and simultaneously on IEC/BCC activities and usages of LLIN.

The state consultant of M&E, Ngangnenmongba, presented the surveillance workers monthly performance reporting formats and deliberated on issues concerning the performance reporting by the surveillance workers.

It stated that the surveillance workers were taken on a field visit to Rusoma HWC with the main focus to get first-hand experience on the activities as well as to learn on the different types of records and documents maintained at the health facilities.

Report further stated that the lab technician, Ameri, facilitated hands-on training on blood slide preparation, safe practices and RDT kit test and interpretations of results.

By EMN Updated: May 25, 2023 10:30:03 pm