Medical department Longleng conducts various activities

Medical department Longleng conducts various activities
Medical staff from District Hospital Longleng and Chief Medical Office after being vaccinated against Hepatitis-B on April 14.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/18/2019 12:17:37 PM IST

A one-day district level sensitization training on facility and community based Maternal Child Death Surveillance Review (MCDSR) was held at the CMO’s Conference Hall in Longleng on April 2. 

A press release from district media officer Longleng, Roseline stated that medical superintendent and CMO in-charge, Dr. Toshirenla in her keynote address welcomed all doctors from the PHC’s and District Hospital for coming to attend the training. She encouraged them to put into practice what they learn in the training. She also appealed to the MOs to mobilize, and guide, frontline workers and encourage them to send death reports as well. 

The training discussed maternal deaths and its common causes, guidelines regarding reporting maternal deaths and how to mobilize grassroot level workers for effective and accurate reporting, implementation and monitoring steps to prevent similar deaths in the future etc. The training of trainers was led by junior specialist District Hospital, Dr. Wannau and DPO (RCH/UIP), Dr. Imnameren Phom. 

Dr. Imnameren Phom spoke on the state MDR&CDR statue/update, introduction of MCDSR, community based MCDSR, classification of maternal death. Dr. Wannau Phom spoke on facility based MCDSR and analysis of maternal deaths. He also spoke on rules, regulations and guidelines of the district MCDSR committee which was later followed by a group discussion.

A vote of thanks was delivered by DPO (RCH/UIP), Dr. Imnameren Phom. The training was attended by Dr. Toshirenla, Dr. Wannau, Dr. Imnameren Phom, MOs from three Primary Health Centres, gynaecologist District Hospital, Dr. Dennis Phom, senior medical officer, Dr. Satuo, nurse in-charge District Hospital, Ajong, BPM and staff from CMO office. 

The District Hospital and Chief Medical Office also observed Swaachta Pakhwada on April 13 by organizing a mass social work at the office premises to create awareness about the importance of cleanliness at the workplace. 

The team was led by Dr. Toshirenla and deputy CMO, Dr. Thungbemo Patton. All staffs from District Hospital and Chief Medical Office took part in the mass social work. 

Similarly, a free Hepatitis-B vaccination of health workers was also introduced on April 14, where all staffs from both the District Hospital and Chief Medical Office were vaccinated. In a short program that was organized prior to vaccinating the staffs, SMO District Hospital, Dr. Temsusashi, in his short speech gave a brief introduction to the Hepatitis B vaccine. He spoke on the importance of the vaccine, signs and symptoms, causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment etc.

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