Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Malaria cases in Mon decreasing: NCVBDC

Mon district has witnessed drop in malaria cases compared to last couple of years, said joint director and SPO National Center for Vector Borne Disease Control (NCVBDC), Dr. Neisakho Kore.
In a press release, National Health Mission (NHM) Mon informed that Dr. Kore was addressing the Mon district NCVBDC review meeting on May 13 in the conference hall of the chief medical officer (CMO) Mon.
While encouraging the district NCVBDC team to keep up the spirit and work for the welfare of the society, Dr. Kore said malaria cases may rise if Surveillance Workers (SWs) and NCVBDC team stays inactive.
He said that the malaria elimination cannot be achieved at home and that it was possible only if SWs and NCVBDC team go out in the field.
Speaking at the programme, CMO Mon Dr. Kechongol Sophie, thanked the state monitoring team for coming all the way from Kohima to assist the district.
The state team was led by Dr Neisakho Kore, deputy director NCVBDC, Dr Nitovi Shikhu, state public health consultant, Imsubenla and state monitoring and evaluation consultant, Ngangnenmongba LKR. During the meeting, PPT presentation was given by District Vector Borne Consultant (DVBC) Mon, Meiwang Konyak.

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