A four day Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) training for module–V concluded on July 24 at CHC Pfutsero with Dr. Zakevotso, State training consultant directorate of health and family welfare Kohima as a case and state observer during training session.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Zakevetso State training consultant appraised the session for their sincerity and hard work and said “Nagaland has approximately 1700 Accredited Social Health Activists covering both urban and rural villages” and asked them to render noble service for the people while adding “Accomplishment and failures of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) depends on ASHA’s in the state and said ASHA’s were the torch bearers, and a backbone a strong medical soldier in the battle field at grassroots levels”.
He also interacted with ASHA’s regarding problems and inconveniences in the field. ASHA’s appealed to provide a fixed monthly incentive, first Aid kits like gloves for delivery and basic first aid medicines for effective service to the people.
During the training the resource person was Dr. C. W. Tungoe, others who spoke at the training programme included Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Phek, Mhonchan Tungoe, district media officer, Phek, Dr. K. Chitale and Sr. Medical Officer, Pfutsero. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Shevo Hiese, Medical Officer CHC Pfutsero.