DoH&FW inform private hospitals, clinics

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Dimapur, December 3: The Department of Health & Family Welfare has informed that report submission by private hospitals and clinics in prescribed formats for data generation in regard to health programmes through HMIS, IDSP and other related reporting systems are not forthcoming and for which data integrity is compromised as to the generation of exact health index for the district of Kohima.
In this regard, concerned authority have been requested to issue necessary order in exercise of power under the proviso of Section-10 of the Nagaland Healthcare Establishment Act 1997 making it mandatory for the registered health units to submit all such reports, as required by the district health authority, in the interest of the public health.
Such directions issued by registering authority are binding upon the registered hospitals and clinics for which violation will amount to offence punishable under the proviso of Section-12 of the said Act, it said in an official release.
(Page News Service)