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Peren to launch intensified diarrhoea control fortnight

By EMN Updated: Jun 10, 2017 11:57 pm

Dimapur, June 10 (EMN): With the ultimate aim of ‘zero child death due to diarrhoea,’ Office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Peren, has decided to launch the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) beginning from June 12 to 24.
Addressing a one-day training/ orientation on Health Management Information System (HIMS) cum monthly district review meeting on June 7 in the CMO conference hall, Dr. Khrielasanuo, DPO, RCH/UIP, had highlighted about the set of activities to be implemented in an intensified manner for prevention and control of deaths due to dehydration from diarrhoea. The activities, according to her, includes strengthening service provision for diarrhoea case management, establishment of ORS-Zinc corners, prepositioning of ORS by ASHA in households with under-five children and awareness generation activities for hygiene and sanitation. She also urged all health workers to demonstrate and promote the importance of hand washing.
The meeting was attended by medical officers, nurses, pharmacists, district and block programme management unit staffs (NHM).
The training was conducted on HMIS new monthly formats, new data elements such as ante natal care, post natal care, deliveries, complicated pregnancies, family planning, RTI/ STI cases, adolescent health, NVBDCP, C-section deliveries, pregnancy outcome, child immunisation, childhood diseases (0-5 years). It also included on WIFS junior programme for children from 6-10 years, maternal death reviews (MDR), Rashtriya Bal Swasthaya Karyakram (RBSK), laboratory testing, patient services, directly observed treatment, short-course on (DOTS), stock related data reporting formats for the District Hospital, Community Health Centre, Primary Health Centre and Sub- Centre.
DAPCU District Programme Officer, Rovi Mor also gave a brief presentation on FICTC emphasising on the testing of general clients in FICTC.
The next review meeting is fixed on the July 5.

By EMN Updated: Jun 10, 2017 11:57:36 pm