Monday, January 30, 2023

Mokokchung district TB forum discusses ways to eliminate TB

Mokokchung District Tuberculosis (TB) Forum held its meeting on August 18 in the conference hall of the chief medical of-ficer (CMO) Mokokchung office, where the members deliberated the common vision of the country to eliminate TB by 2025.
In a press release, CMO Mokokchung office stated that in the meeting, CMO Mokokchung, Dr. Limatula Aier encouraged the attendees for an interactive and productive meeting keeping in mind the ultimate goal of eliminating TB by the year 2025 while deputy CMO, Dr. Aonung-dok gave a brief introduction on the formation and purpose of District TB Forum.
In a PowerPoint presentation, district TB officer Mokokchung, Dr. R. Toshila Jamir highlighted the objectives of TB forum, terms of refer-ence of the district TB forum, National Strategic Plan 2017-25 for end-ing of TB in India and commitments/aims of the government of India to end TB by the year 2025 and achieve the goal, “TB Harega Desh Jeetega” campaign which was launched on September 25, 2019.
She also presented a detailed statistical slide on the TB scenario and achievement of the district.
Mokokchung SDO (C), Longdiba L Sangtam congratulated the DPO and team for achieving the highest district wise TB score for Nagaland, January- June quarter 2022. He further urged the district TB forum to actively contribute in the elimination of TB by the year 2025 as pro-posed by the Government of India.
In a short speech, Indian Medical Association Mokokchung, president, Dr. Medemmayang applauded the incessant initiatives of the govern-ment of India in tackling TB and making services available to the needy. He urged all stakeholders to assist and support the health work-ers in eliminating TB.
The meeting was attended by representative/staff from district admin-istration, CMO office, IMDH, TB Hospital, Care and Support Society and NMP+.

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