Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Training on ‘clinical vignette: TB’ conducted for HCWs

A capacity building training on “Clinical Vignette: Tuberculosis (TB)” was organised for senior medical officers (SMOs), medical officers (MOs) and community health officers (CHOs) of Phek district on September 30 at Dr. Wethselo T. Mero Memorial Hall, District Hospital Phek.
A press release by the department informed that during the training, resource person, SMO DH Phek, Dr. Ngopelo Keviechu highlighted the various activities of the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP).
He also briefed the participants on TB case detection, case notification, latest treatment guidelines, and multi-drug resistance TB screening and treatment protocols.
During the training, trainees were also emphasised on the need to involve community for early case detection towards TB elimination programme by 2025. They were also briefed on the importance of timely referral from primary health centre (PHC), health and wellness centres to the nearest district TB treatment centre for necessary investigation of case confirmation and treatment initiations.
Chief medical officer (CMO) Phek, Dr. Khriezotuo Paphino was the moderator during the training.

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