Workshops on use of IHIP held in Zunheboto, Kiphire, Longleng

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/3/2021 12:52:20 PM IST

District level workshops on use of Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) were conducted in Zunheboto, Longleng and Kiphire. IHIP is a web-based near-real-time electronic information system to provide state-of-the-art single operating picture with geospatial information for managing disease outbreaks and related resources.

Zunheboto: Chief medical officer (CMO) office, Zunheboto conducted a three-day hands-on training on IHIP at Town Hall, Zunheboto on March on 25, 30 and 31.
In a press release, district media officer, Shekho Sophie stated that some of the key features of IHIP were real time data reporting through the use of mobile applications accessible at village, state and the central levels, geo-tagging of reporting health facilities, etc.
It was envisaged to enable better continuity of care, secure and confidential health data/records management, better diagnosis of diseases, reduction in patient re-visits prevention of medical errors, and others. 
Resource persons for the training were Dr. Zhekheli Chishi, District Epidemiologist, Data Manager (IDSP) DPM and BPMs while DPO (RCH & UIP) Dr. Nukshisangla delivered the welcome address. 
The trainees were comprised of MOs, CHOs, GNMs, ANMs, pharmacist and LDA’s
Kiphire: District level workshop on use IHIP was conducted at conference hall, district hospital Kiphire on March 30.
A press release through the CMO’s office Kiphire stated that the workshop was conducted by district epidemiologist DSU, IDSP, Dr. Dheni Thonger and manager IDSP, CMO office Kiphire, Imkongchuba as trainers.
The programme was attended by medical officers, community health officers, GNMs, ANMs, laboratory technicians from all the health units under Kiphire district. 
Longleng: CMO office Longleng conducted a two-day hands-on training on IHIP on March 23 and 24 at the CMO conference hall in the presence of consultant (WHO), Dr. Mero. 
A press release from CMO Longleng Dr Obangjungla stated that IHIP ensured better continuity of care, secure and confidential health data management, better diagnosis of diseases, reduction of patient re-visits, better affordability, optimal information exchange to support better health outcome, etc.
Earlier the keynote address was delivered by DSO, Dr. Marina Yaden. Resource persons of the training were IDSP epidemiologist Dr. Molung Jamir, Dr. Mero and data manager Arenlong.
The training was attended by medical officers from the blocks and district hospital, CHOs, ANMs, BPMs, laboratory technicians and pharmacist. 

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