DC calls for streamlining MRVC

YUPIA, Dec 14: Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner Tai Kaye on Thursday emphasised on streamlining the Measles and Rubella Vaccine Campaign (MRVC) from the grassroots to achieve greater success in the programme.
Addressing a district orientation workshop of the Education department and ICDS on MRVC at the ZPC’s conference hall here on Thursday, the DC urged upon line departments, including the education and ICDS, to provide all-out support and cooperation to the Health department in the process and assured that the district administration would provide logistic support whenever required.
ICDS Cell Deputy Director Dani Yami requested all CDPOs and supervisors of the ICDS in various circles to coordinate with the medical officers in preparing the micro-plan and give proper instructions to all field functionaries, like anganwadi workers at the village level.
DDSE ST Zara also assured the Health department that the Education department would provide full support and that there would be no problems in identifying the target age group (6 to 15 years) as the required data is available online.
Explaining the objective of the orientation programme, District Medical Officer Dr Tasso Kampo said that it was necessary to work in mission mode to make the campaign successful and stressed that no child should be left out.
DRCHO Dr Jomya Ado also said that role of education and ICDS departments is important and consolidated efforts from all concerned would make the campaign successful.
Resource persons on the occasion, WHO SMO Dr Tage Takha and Doimukh CHC MO in-charge Dr L Chuki gave presentations on measles rubella and related activities. (DIPRO)