Population stabilisation fortnight from July 11
Dimapur, July 7 (EMN): Orientation programme for World Population Day and population stabilization fortnight under the slogan “New wave, new believe- Family development through complete responsibility’’ was held at DPO (RCH&UIP) office on July 7.
Dr. Temsuyanger, DPO (RCH&UIP) explained about the advocacy and awareness campaign which has to be carried out in all the blocks and villages of Mokokchung district. He informed that the population stabilization fortnight will be from July 11 to 24 and will be called as ‘Family health mela fortnight’.
During the fortnight, Dr. Temsuyanger said awareness generation like family planning methods, delaying age at marriage, spacing at births, post partum family planning etc. should reach the people as part of awareness generation. IEC activities of inter personal communication and focus group discussion will also be carried out. Basket of family planning services such as distribution of IEC materials, counselling and motivation, distribution of OCP and condoms, IUCD insertions, tubectomy and vasectomy will be provided during the fortnight.
Dr. S.S. Akaba Longchar, CMO also in his short speech encouraged the health workers to work efficiently and in co-ordination for the success and the welfare of the District. The programme was attended by Deputy CMO, medical officers, DCM, ASHA co-ordinators, BPMs and health workers.