Sensitization meet for M-RVC

DIMAPUR: | Publish Date: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM IST

 A sensitization meeting on Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign (M-RVC) for principal and nodal teachers under urban blocks was held on August 9 at District Hospital’s Chapel Hall, Dimapur.

RCH-UIP Dimapur district program officer, Dr. Rebecca, in a press release said that she highlighted the basic strategies and operational plans for the Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign. She emphasised on the M-RVC planning for schools and also discussed several Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the M-RVC.
UNDP, project director, Rajesh Monsang, updated the trainees on the Measles-Rubella scenario in the country and also how to organise vaccination session sites for smooth and efficient vaccination of the students. He also highlighted the role of the teachers to inform students as well as parents about the campaign and also use various medium to spread awareness.
The training was aimed at preparing teachers so that all they could develop a proactive and encouraging atmosphere in schools, build a conducive atmosphere and address any queries the students or parents might have. These trained teachers can also ensure that the child rests and is put into observation in case of any adverse effects after the vaccination.
Earlier, Dr. Antoly Swu, deputy CMO gave the welcome address and Ahoto Andrew, president, ANPSA Dimapur District delivered the opening remarks. The meeting was attended by principals and nodal teachers of various private schools under Dimapur urban block.
M-RVC meeting in Changtongya (DIPR): A coordination meeting was held on August 8 at the office chambers of SDO (C) Changtongya for constitution of Changtongya Block Task Force for implementation of and to monitor the Measles-Rubella Campaign to be conducted from October 3. The meeting was chaired by Moakumzuk Tzudir SDO (C) Changtongya. Dr. Limanaro, M.O, P.H.C Chuchuyimlang appealed to all the members present to cooperate for the success of the campaign. She also highlighted the features of the Measles-Rubella campaign and encouraged all to spread awareness about the campaign. 


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