Wednesday, March 22, 2023

DDHA holds review meet on health sector

Dimapur District Health Authority (DDHA) held a monthly district review meeting at CMO’s Conference Hall on February 10.
At the meeting, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dimapur, Dr. Moatemjen, re-sensitized the members on Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC-PNDT) Act, an Act of the Parliament which banned prenatal sex determination to stop female foeticides. He informed that as per the guidelines of Government of India, all Centers who have registered ultrasound machines before 2014 must undergo a Competency Test. The test will be only for generalist and not for specialist practitioners.
While centers which have registered their ultrasound after 2014 must have a trained personnel to operate the machine and ensured that their personnel undergo six months of training and the designated training center in Nagaland will be at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima, CMO said.
He also urged the medical staff to take note of the Village Health Nutrition Day held monthly in every village to promote health awareness and other health related activities such as non-communicable diseases, vector borne diseases, besides immunization and ante-natal check-up.
Dr. Moatemjen informed the members at the meeting that Dr. Kavito has been designated as the district nodal officer for medical department for the upcoming assembly election 2023 and one medical officer from each block have been designated as sectoral nodal officers.
CMO further informed that Senior Specialist (OBG), DH Dimapur, Dr. A. Yanrenthung Jami, and DPM (QA) Dimapur, Imlinoba Changkiri, will be visiting all CHCs and PHCs in the district on the 9th of every month as part of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) for monitoring and supervision. He therefore urged all to give their support and co-operation during their visits.
Meanwhile, Dr. Kavito informed that a whatsapp group of all private and public empanelled hospitals have been formed for quick transfers of information. He therefore requested all Sectoral Nodal Officers to be prepared with all necessary logistics and equipment.

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