Peren to begin intensified immunisation in October
Dimapur, Sep. 10 (EMN): With the aim to immunise all children, Peren district is set to commence phase-1 intensified Mission Indradhanush (MI) from October 8.
Dr. Khrielasanuo, DPO RCH/UIP, informed this during the monthly district review meeting of the Chief Medical Office in its conference hall on September 8 under the chairmanship of the CMO Dr. Denus Hangsing.
Dr. Khrielasanuo highlighted that Mission Indradhanush (MI) is more intensified and strengthened in order to cover the hard to reach areas and sub centres with low routine immunisation and immigrant population.
Speaking in the meeting, CMO stressed on the importance of monthly meeting to disseminate information, update and communicate with one another. He also added that through such meetings convergence of activities and other vertical activities could be highlighted to all the staff.
He further made a power point presentation highlighting about the man power status, health units facility and requirements and the different vertical programme activities carried out under Peren district.
Elizabeth, DPM, reminded to give utmost priority on block review meeting and to conduct every month at the block level. Also pointing out that reporting has become very casual, she stressed on the need to be verified and taken seriously. She further urged to maintain quality report. She said reports should tally with HMIS.
The meeting was attended by the District Programme Officers, Medical Officers and health workers from all the health centres, district and block programme management unit staff, NHM. The next review meeting has been fixed on October 4.