National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme team from Directorate of Health and Family, Kohima welfare during their visit to Mokokchung District held from August 19 to 21. (Photo Courtesy: CMO office Mokokchung)
Mokokchung, August 22 (MExN): National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) team from Directorate of Health and Family, Kohima welfare visited Mokokchung District from August 19 to 21.
District Programme Management Unit (DPMU), CMO office Mokokchung in a press release stated that NVBDCP team led by Dr I Talitemsula Jamir, Joint Director & SPO (NVBDCP), Dr. Neisakho, Dy. Director, NVBDCP from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Kohima and Dr. Tiasunep DVBO Mokokchung during their visits to Health Centres under Mangkolemba, Ongpangkong and Changtongya Block met with the Medical Officers, staffs, ASHAs and given correctives instruction in the Malaria Reporting formats, Stocks reports, lab reports, charts and physical verification of malarial drugs.
The SPO encouraged the ASHAS to collect Bloodsildes/RDT from any fever patient for which incentives of Rs.15 per Slide/RDT will be given and Rs.75 if any Malaria positive is detected. ASHAs were also ask to encourage the public to use LLIN (Mosquito Net) regularly and keep the surroundings clean and free from stagnant water collection to prevent mosquito breeding.
After the field visit, District Review meeting was conducted on August 22 at IDSP hall with all field staffs under NVBDCP Mokokchung. Imkummongba, DVBDC, Mokokchung gave brief power point presentation on District performance of Malaria. Dr Neisakho, Dy Director encourage the district that we should achieve Malaria Elimination by 2020, Dr Chubala CMO also encouraged the field workers to give better performance.
Dr I Temsula, SPO asked the Surveillance Workers and Malaria Technical Supervisor that their field visits should not be quantity but quality and to give malaria awareness in the schools, and give supportive hand holding to ASHAs and to maintain the reporting formats properly in the Health Centres which is very important for declaration of Malaria Elimination.
The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Tiasunep DVBO, Mokokchung.