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DAPCC formation meet
Published on 17 Sep. 2010 12:41 AM IST
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As per direction by Nagaland State AIDS Control Society the District AIDS Prevention and Control Committee (DAPCC) formation meeting was held at chief medical officer office on September 15.
The meeting was attended by representative of TI NGO`s and various department. DAPCC formally consist of 20 members, where CMO is the chairman and DPO (DAPCU) as member secretary. The first meeting was chaired by DPO and welcome address was delivers by deputy CMO Dr. Ritu.
DPO highlighted that role and responsibility of DAPCU was to monitor and facilitate the various HIV and AIDS program in the district.
District ICTC supervisor gave inputs on ICTC activities and HIV and AIDS increasing trends in the district.
Dr. Victoria M.O i/c ART shared on services provided by ART. Penesa secretary DNP+ delivered message on behalf of PLHA and opined that the PLHA should be actively involved in any HIV and AIDS program in the district.
In the panel of discussion, it was decided that DAPCC meeting should be held quarterly to evaluate HIV and AIDS program and strengthen the NACP-III objective i.e. to halt and reverse the HIV epidemic in the district.

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