The department of health and family welfare Phek district conducted Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) training on module 5 at CMO conference hall from April 27 to 30 with Dr. Tia, medical superintendent as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Tia appraised said National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was focused on rural people for healthy life and to improve the living standard and added that children and mothers should be healthy and accessed to necessary medical facilities. Pointing out that ASHA was a health activist and volunteer service rendered for rural poor urged them to inculcate with sincerity and to work with proactive dedication. Further, urged them to treat malaria, TB and other patience well, ANCs and needy people to improve the basic health status of the rural people.
He also stressed on co-relationship between ASHA and medical department towards serving the people and saving the life and further urged them to be in station and work without hesitation for the community. During the four days training the resource persons include Dr. C.W. Tungoe, deputy CMO; Dr. Khriezotou, DIO; Keni, DPM and Mhonchan Tungoe, DMO who highlighted on leadership, decision making, communication, human rights, fundamental rights and others. Meanwhile, programme was chaired by Dr. C.W. Tungoe, deputy CMO and each ASHAs were distributed one radio set to avail and listen health talks on local channel.