Dimapur, June 11: Deputy Commissioner of Peren Vineet Kumar launched the “First 1000 Days” campaign at CMO conference hall, Peren on June 9.
A press release informed that the DC requested Health department, the allied departments and other stakeholders to spread more awareness on the importance of child health and antenatal care, the complete nutrition of early childhood development and the importance of vaccination among children.
He also urged the public not to be carried away by superstitious beliefs.
Dr. Supongmenla Walling, DPO at RMNCHA+N, shared the importance of First 1000 days; critical interventions in the 1000 days; status of Antenatal Care coverage (ANC) in the State; government schemes for the first 1000 days and importance of antenatal care.
Dr. Imtiakum, SMO at Jalukie CHC, presented on quality ANC delivery at the hospital.
Dr. Dennis H Chingpen, Obs & Gynae at DH Peren, shared on PMSMA & point of care testing in ANC. Dr. Chapkelilakbo Dailam gave an overview on the importance of vaccination in children.
I Tsungrosenla, DWO Social Welfare, explained the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vantana Yojna (PMMVY) Scheme and nutritional support during the first 1000 days.
(Page News Service)