Sensitization meeting of M-R vaccination campaign held

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Dimapur, July 31: The District Healthy Society, Zunheboto supported by World Health Organization (WHO) organized a 1-day sensitization meeting for District Education and Social Welfare Department for Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign on July 25 at CMO Office, Zunheboto
In his introduction address, Dr. Alemwabang Aier, DPO (RCH & UIP) Zunheboto welcomed the participants and briefed about the objectives of the workshop. He encouraged the participants to work hand in hand. He also encouraged the participants to work with dedication and sincerity for this upcoming MR Campaign.
Dr. Abishek, RRT (WHO) briefed the participants on country MR update, elimination strategies and basic strategies operational plans for Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign. He also stressed on the Micro Planning, recording, reporting and monitoring tools.
Dr. Abishek also highlighted about the rollout plan with timelines and other guidelines, planning of schools and outreach MR Campaign.
Dr. Alemwabang Aier, DPO (RCH & UIP), briefed about the AEFI treatment/management during MR campaign. He also stressed on organising Vaccination sites including Injection safety and Waste management during MR campaign.
Shekho Sophie, Media Officer, spoke on the objectives of the MR Communication plan. He briefed about the importance of advocacy with the stakeholders and social mobilization. He also stressed on capacity building of community and media management.
The training was attended by DEO, CDPO,SDEO, ADEO, Coordinator-EBRC, Sr. Supervisor (ICDS), Supervisor-ICDS, AEO, ADC-DEO and IEC bureau. (Page News Service)