2nd quarterly meeting of NTEP, NTCP and DAPCC

2nd quarterly meeting of NTEP, NTCP and DAPCC
DC Dimapur Rajesh Soundararajan chairing the 2nd quarterly meeting on September 14. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 9/14/2021 12:23:25 PM IST

The second quarterly meeting of National TB Elimination Programme (NTEP), National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) and District Aids Prevention and Control Committee (DAPCC) was held in the conference hall of DC Dimapur on September 14 under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan.

According to a DIPR report, Rajesh lauded the medical department for working actively in all the three programmes while striving to achieve the target objectives, with all mechanisms and infrastructure set in place. 

He impressed upon them to give more focus on creating awareness in sensitising the people so that the efforts of setting up infrastructures would not go defeated.

Rajesh encouraged health workers to continue to work with renewed vigour while focussing on conducting more awareness programmes.

DC advised the NTCP officials to highlight measures to be put in place to HoDs in the next DPDB meeting in order to make smoke free offices.

Acknowledging the important role of churches for creating community awareness, Rajesh advised them to capitalise on proactive church members. 

From the district administration, SDO (c) development and EAC development would be the nodal officers for all the three programmes, he informed.

While delivering the welcome note, CMO Dimapur, Dr. Moatemjen also explained in brief about NTEP, NTCP and DAPCC. Objectives of TB forum was highlighted to members by official of the department.

Objectives of smoke free district headquarters campaign and activities report were also presented by Dr. Reyosalu Kase, DNO, NTCP Dimapur while DPO, DAPCC Dimapur briefed on the objectives of New India @75 to the district level committee and also presented the scenario of HIV& AIDS.

Other highlights of the programme included testimonials by cured patients and felicitation of Maova village Dimapur by DC Dimapur for adopting tobacco free village guidelines of NTCP.

Representatives from Christian Forum and All Nagaland Private School Association also spoke in the meeting.


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