RVV meetings held in Wokha and Peren

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 6/20/2019 11:25:19 AM IST

Three-day, district level training programme on rota virus vaccine (RVV) introduction got underway on June 19 at Dr. Motsuo Memorial District Hospital, Wokha.

A press release from CMO Wokha, media officer NHM, Chothanu stated that, CMO Dr. Robin Lotha stressed on the importance of micro planning to achieve immunization target and its sustainability in the long run. He added that the training will equip medical officers and health workers to supervise the ASHAs and ANMs in the immunization programme. 

During the training, medical officers and health workers were handed out new handbooks and will have to submit micro plans on immunization to the CMO office. The resource persons for the training are Imli Longkumer, project officer UNDP, Dr. Khelito Zhimomi, DPO UIP/RCH, Dr. Chiben Kithan, Dr. Pankathung Ezung, Dr. Mhajan and Dr. Temjen.

Peren: District Task Force (DTF) meeting on rota virus vaccine (RVV) was held at DC’s conference hall at Peren on June 18, chaired by DC Peren, Sarita Yadav. 

A press release from CMO office, district media officer Peren, Pezanguno Celine Secii stated that, Dr. M Nukshisangla Jamir, DPO, RCH/UIP gave a powerpoint on overview – universal immunization programme –its scope and scale, stating that it was one of the largest public health programmes. She highlighted about polio and maternal neonatal tetanus and on new vaccine introduction. She gave a detailed presentation on rotavirus vaccine introduction. She said that village council plays a very important role in disseminating awareness and called upon the church leaders and NGOs in creating awareness to reach out to each and every individual.


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