M-RVC workshops in Longleng, Mon

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 8/13/2018 12:29:30 PM IST

 In continuation of the preparations for the Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign (M-RVC) beginning October 3, orientation trainings and meetings are being held all across the state.

Longleng: A one-day orientation-&-training on the Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign (M-RVC) was organised for principals/headmasters and nodal teachers under Longleng block on August 13 at CMO’s conference hall, Longleng.

A press release from chief medical officer (CMO), Dr. Kongyan Phom said that he welcomed all the participants to the workshop. In his welcome speech, the CMO requested the participants to extend their cooperation during the M-RVC in the district and also sensitize everyone against the misconceptions about vaccines. He welcomed any queries or problems, especially regarding the M-RVC. 

Dr. Imnameren Phom, DPO (RCH/UIP) gave a slide-show presentation on the basic strategies of the campaign. Dr. Imnameren detailed the campaign activities stating that there will be three phases: school, community and sweeping phase. He also assured the teachers that the vaccines were safe and explained the use of AD (auto disable) syringes and its advantages.

The participants were asked to organise parent-teacher meetings in order to sensitize parents about the M-RVC.

Dr Abhishek RRT (WHO) also gave a slide-show presentation on the roles and responsibilities for headmasters and nodal teachers in the campaign, school micro planning and session sites.

An interaction session was also held after the presentation where Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) were answered.

The program was chaired by Dr. Suimzenla, MO School Health Program. Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Manyau Phom DVBO. The program was attended by all the headmasters and nodal teachers under Longleng block and staff from CMO’s office.

Mon: A workshop on the Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign (M-RVC) was organized on August 13 at Council Hall, Mon.

A DIPR report said that Dr. K. Elizabeth, MO SHP; Dr. Kumkiuba, MO; Dr. Thungbeni, MO SHP and Maiwang Coordinator SHP were the resource persons during the workshop. 

In the training, the resource persons emphasized on the importance of MR vaccination for children from 9 months to 15 years of age where every child should be vaccinated against these deadly diseases and make India Measles-Rubella free from 2020.

The role of ANMs, AWWs and ASHAs were also explained in detail by the resource persons and solicited their support for the successful conduct of the M-RVC, which will begin from October 3.

Eighteen ANMs, 55 anganwadi workers and 37 ASHAs workers under Mon Block Task Force on Immunization attended the workshop/training. Pongchai Konyak, BPM Mon Sadar chaired the workshop.


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