Workshop on IHIP held; HWOs, ANMs trained

TAWANG, 30 Mar: A workshop on the integrated health information platform (IHIP) along with training for the first batch of HWOs and ANMs was conducted at KDS District Hospital here on Tuesday.

Similar training will be given to the second batch of trainees, comprising specialist doctors, medical officers, nursing officers, lab technician and pharmacists on Wednesday.

District Surveillance Officer Dr Sangey Thinley informed that “real-time reporting with geospatial/geo-coordinates of the sick persons and death will be done from all the health centres to strengthen the disease surveillance system.”

The Centre has notified the nationwide launch of the IHIP on 1 April by involving more than 43 diseases, including Covid-19. The real-time reporting of diseases will help in preventing preventable and communicable diseases like Covid-19 and other similar diseases. “No diseases and death will go unnoticed,” informed Dr Thinley. (DIPRO)