Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Medical deptt conducts various programmes

Department of Health and Family Welfare (DoH&FW) have been conducting various programmes across the state for the women, children and public under various central schemes.
Kohima: A feedback on inspection and training on Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC & PNDT) Act, 1994and Rules was organised by the office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kohima along with District Health Society (DSH) National Health Mission (NHM) on March 31 at the CMO’s Conference Hall.
At the programme, CMO, chairperson and District Appropriate Authority Kohima, Dr. Tumchobeni highlighted on the importance of PC & PNDT Act and deliberated on few basic requisitions of the Act. She said the Act was enacted with the intent to prohibit pre diagnostic techniques for determination of the sex of the fetus leading to female feticide. She also informed about the preliminary object was to put a check on female feticide. “No doubt the bare perusal of the Act indicates that it is a draconic act from the point of its effect on radiologists/sinologists,” said Dr. Tumchobeni.
A detailed power point presentation on feedback on inspection and training on PC & PNDT Act and Rules was given by drug control officer, Ethungbemo Ezung. Earlier, the programme began with welcome note address by deputy CMO and Nodal Officer (PC & PNDT), Dr. Imchatoshi.
Mokokchung: A training on National Programme for Climate Change and Human Health ((NPCCHH) and National Rabies Control Programme (NRCP) was organised for the Senior Medical Officers (SMOs), Medical Officers (MOs) and Community Health Officers (CHOs) on March 30 at the Conference Hall, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Mokokchung office.
A press release by CMO Mokokchung office stated that during the training, the trainees were introduced and trained on NPCCHH, heat-related illnesses, identification of rabid dog and prevention of dog bite including prophylaxis/vaccination of pets, animal bite management and rabies prophylaxis and reporting procedures for both the programmes. The trainers were DVBO and DSO, Dr. Lhishelo Tsuhah, DPO-NCD, Dr. Limanaro, Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Mokokchung, Dr. Watitoshi, Medical Officer CHC Tuli, Dr. Joshua L and epidemiologist (IDSP) Mokokchung, Dr. Toshimongla Longkumer.
Satakha: A Reproductive Child Health (RCH)-cum-Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) camp was held on March 28 at Satakha Primary Health Centre (PHC), Zunheboto district. The medical team was led by DPO (RCH&UIP) Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Zunheboto office, Dr Heto Swu, obstetrics and gynaecology District Hospital Zunheboto (DHZ), Dr Kapfo, Dr Limasenla (Dental) RBSK Zunheboto, DPM Zunheboto, Vitoli Tsuipu along with laboratory technician and other vertical program staffs.


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