RNTBCP 2nd quarterly meet

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 9/9/2019 10:45:47 AM IST

Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) conducted its 2nd quarterly review meeting on September 5, at the IDSP conference hall, directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Kohima along with all Districts TB officers and senior treatment supervisors.

 A press release from directorate of H&FW, Kohima state programme officer (RNTCP) Dr. Tiasunup Pongener stated that NE WHO consultant Dr. Palash Talukdar, highlighted about the programme performance based on eight parameters such as TB notification, Nikshay Poshan Yojana, universal drug sensitivity testing, screening for HIV among TB patients treatment success rate, drug resistant TB patients on shorter regime, fund utilization etc. Mission director NHM, Dr Kevichusa Medikhru, who also attended the meeting, reminded the Staff about the momentous task of eliminating TB by 2025 and the need to put all efforts in achieving the programme indicators set by the Centre.

Dr Tiasunup Pongener, gave a presentation on the state ranking parameters and stressed the need to improve the universal drugs sensitivity testing status.



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