Six districts identified for implementing Laqshya prog

ITANAGAR, Apr 15: State Mission Director of the National Health Mission (NHM), Tapasya Raghav said the union health ministry’s Laqshya programme will initially be implemented in six districts of the state.
Raghav informed this during an orientation workshop on Laqshya, which was held at the Banquet Hall here.
“NGOs that are experts in this field will be roped in for implementing the programme in the state,” Raghav said.
She also urged the districts to ensure complete immunization of all the left-out children under the Special Intensified Mission Indradhanush by December this year.
The Laqshya programme, which was launched in December 2017, aims at improving the quality of care for pregnant women in labour rooms, maternity operation theatres, obstetrics intensive care units and high dependency units, said resource person Dr Mahtab Singh from the programme management unit of the health & family welfare ministry.
Another resource person, Anup J Basistha explained facets like baseline assessment, reporting and monitoring mechanism for Laqshya, and facility level implementation of the programme.
Family Welfare Director Dr K Lego, Joint Director of Family Welfare Dr S Bhattacharjee, medical officers and DRCHOs of all the districts, and senior officials of the NHM mission directorate and the family welfare directorate attended the workshop, which was organised by the State Health Society.