Dimapur, June 22: The District Task Force meeting on Rota Virus Vaccine (RVV) was held on June 18 at Conference Hall, Deputy Commissioner Office, District Headquarter Peren. The programme was chaired by Sarita Yadav, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Peren. Officials of various Departments from Chief Medical Office, Social Welfare Office, Police, President of Zeliangrong Baudi Organisation, President of Zeliangrong Mipui Organisation, Secretary ZBCC and Secretary KBA attended the meeting.
Chairing the programme, DC welcome and expressed her appreciation to all the members for attending the meeting.
Dr. M Nukshisangla Jamir , DPO, RCH/UIP gave a power point presentation on Overview – Universal Immunization Programme -its Scope and Scale stating that its One of the largest Public Health Programmes.
She highlighted about Polio & Maternal Neonatal Tetanus: Landmarks, New vaccines introduced, Improving Coverage and the milestones achieved. She also presented on Immunization coverage trends: India- Way forward for strengthening immunization coverage.
She also highlighted on New Vaccine Introduction: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) Expansion Plan, India, Measles Rubella (MR) Campaign, Inactivated Polio Vaccine, Japanese Encephalitis(JE), Tetanus & adult Diphtheria (Td) vaccine and Revised National Immunization Schedule. She gave a detailed presentation on Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction: Overview.
She also highlighted that the Village council play a very important role in disseminating awareness. She also called upon the church leaders and NGO’s in creating awareness to reach out to each and every individual.
Thereafter, discussion was held .The meeting concluded with the Chairman’s remark requesting the various organizations to conduct intensive awareness. (Page News Service)