Thursday, October 6, 2022

CMO Mokokchung conducts training on HBYC

A three-day training on Home Based Care for Young Child (HBYC) block level training of trainers for General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM), Community Health Officer (CHO), Block Asha Coordinator (BAC) and District Community Mobilizer (DCM) was held on August 23-25 at the Conference Hall of chief medical officer (CMO) Mokokchung office.
In a press release, CMO Mokokchung office informed that while delivering a welcome address, CMO Mokokchung, Dr. Limatula Aier asked the participants to effectively implement the knowledge acquired from the training.
In a power point presentation, resource person, senior programme manager from directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Chubala Pongen highlighted the status of Home Based New Born Care (HBNBC) in Mokokchung district.
Other resource persons were programme manager H&FW Kohima, Benjungtoshi, consultant Sentirenla Longchar, and GNM Chubakatila from NUHM.
During the training, participants were trained on introduction to “Poshan Abhiyan” and HBYC, addressing social vulnerability to improve coverage of children under Home Based Care for Young Child, orientation on new MCP card, etc.
Further, CMO Mokokchung office has informed that HBYC aims to improve nutritional status of young children, ensure proper growth, early childhood development, and prevent childhood illness.