NVBDCP conducts refresher training

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Dimapur, March 6: The National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme conducted one day refresher training for Assistant Malaria Inspector, Senior Malaria Inspector, Malaria Inspector and Surveillance Inspector on March 6 at the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Kohima. A total of 79 trainees will be trained from 11 districts in three batches from March 6-8.
Inn her keynote address, Dr Avino Metha, State Programme Officer, NVBDCP, informed the trainees of the launching of Malaria Elimination in the State and said that in order to achieve the goal, their active participation and hard work was of utmost importance as they are the senior most field workers under the NVBDCP. She instructed them to maintain a list of villages under their respective districts and also prepare a list of hard to reach areas, urban slums etc which will aid them in undertaking their supervision activities effectively.
She also requested them to work in co-ordination with the field workers under them and to supervise malaria blood slides/RDT taken and treatment being provided to patients as well. She also stressed on the importance of sensitising the community on facilities available in the government health units.
The trainees will be trained on Roles and Responsibility of AMO, SMI, MI and SI, RDK test/Microscopy Quality assurance in malaria diagnosis, treatment /new drug schedule and initiatives, monitoring and supervision format, role of IEC/BCC activities of NVBDCP, recording and reporting formats.
(Page News Service)