Coordination meeting on MI held

YUPIA, Oct 9: A district level inter-sectoral coordination meeting on Mission Indradhanush (MI) 2018 was chaired by Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner (in-charge) Tabang Bodung here on Tuesday.
Bodung asked the medical officers (MO) in-charge to work in close coordination with the administrative officers of the areas concerned while implementing MI and the Mukhya Mantri Rogi Kalyan Kosh in the district. He stressed on avoiding duplicity in preparing the action plan, and on strict adherence to the guidelines.
DMO Dr Subu Tasso Kampu also said gap analysis of the targeted project should be conducted jointly with the administrative officers of the areas concerned, adding that the action plan should be prepared “as per the requirement.”
WHO SMO Dr Hage Taka made a presentation on ‘MI and micro plan’, and informed the MOs in-charge about the new guidelines and timelines of the MI programme. Dr Tilling Gambo spoke on the Ayushman Bharat programme.
DRCHO Dr Worar Taku also spoke. Programme officers along with MOs in-charge were present at the meeting.
Three rounds of MI will be conducted in the district,on 22 October, 22 November, and 22 December.
The Longding district task force for immunization also held a meeting on Tuesday to chalk out strategies for implementing MI.
The meeting, which was chaired by DC VS Malik, decided, among other things, to carry out head counting and involve all the stakeholders, including former PRI members, NGOs, ASHAs, anganwadi workers, and local administrations to ensure cent percent immunization coverage.
DRCHO Dr S Rigia highlighted the immunization status in the district. (DIPROs)