Training on blind registry for ASHAs of Peren and Tening block was conducted on September 23 at Peren town WWO Hall.
The training was organized by Dr. Hedungkiebe district nodal officer, NBCP, Peren who was also the resource person. He explained on various types of blindness using charts and posters. He added that out of various causes of blindness, cataract and refractive error covered major bulk of blindness which was correctable.
The ASHAs were trained to maintain blind register in their respective villages so people at the grassroots level suffering from various causes of blindness were traced out and treated.
Earlier, on September 22 a similar training was conducted for Athibung block ASHAs at Athibung town where around 200 patients were screened, out of which 12 patients were diagnosed as cataract.
Meanwhile, sensitization training for MOs on implementation of RNTCP programme was also held on September 23 at DTC, Peren.
The training was attended by Dr. B. Yanger M.S, Dist. Hospital, Peren, Dr. Tiala Longkumer, Dy. CMO Peren, D.I.O, D.M.O and M.Os from Dist. Hospital, CHC Jalukie and PHCs.
Dr. John Sweyievisa Jt. Director, Health & Family Welfare who was also present at the training spoke on the various aspects of RNTCP implementation for the state as well as the district.
Dr.Tiasunep D.T.O Peren, in the power point presentation explained on the performance of the programme in the district and demonstrated various categories of T.B drugs.
Earlier, on September 22, DOTS providers training for health workers and ASHAs were held at DTC, Peren. Dr. Tiasunep DTO, Peren and Christy STS Peren, spoke on the signs and symptoms of tuberculoses and trained on sputum collection, roles and responsibilities of DOTS provider.