Review meetings on IMI and NDD held at Pasighat and Changlang

PASIGHAT, Sep 13: East Siang District Task Force meeting on Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) and National De-worming Day (NDD) was held at Pasighat on Tuesday.
Reviewing the preparation of the 5th round of IMI and NDD, Deputy Commissioner, Tamiyo Tatak called upon the medical fraternity to ensure complete coverage in immunization and de-worming as targeted under the programmes.
He further instructed medical teams working in the field to avail every possible help from respective administrative and ICDS officials, social-workers, ASHAs and Anganwadi workers and PRI members for successful conduct of the programmes.
Highlighting the objectives of the NDD, the DC said that those children who are not enrolled in schools and anganwadi centres would be tracked to de-worm. Tatak also requested medical officers, other field functionaries, including government officials and NGOs to spread more awareness on all beneficial flagship programs of both central and state governments.
DRCHO Dr T Gao presented detailed reports on achievements and future plans.
At Changlang, ADC, Nampang Wangjen called upon the field workers to put extra efforts and work in a mission mode for vaccination of left-out and partially vaccinated children in the district.
Addressing the meeting of the 9th District Task Force for Immunization on IMI on Wednesday, Wangjen asked the MOs in-charge of various health facilities to involve the local administration for better mobilization of resources.
In his key note address, Changlang DMO, Dr Karrik Basar said it was a big challenge for the district to keep consistency of being the best performing district in the state in health services. He appealed to the health workers to continue their spirit of dedication with zeal towards the health services.
Earlier, the micro-plans for IMI, submitted by all the health facilities of the district were reviewed.
An orientation on National De-worming Day was also held in the meeting, where children from 1 to 19 years of age will be de-wormed en mass. (DIPROs)