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Tuensang, Noklak health workers trained on IHIP

Nagaland News

Dimapur, October 31: A three-day re-orientation training of healthcare workers on IHIP (Integrated Health Information Platform) for Tuensang and Noklak districts was held from October 28-30, with Dr. Nyanthan Kikon, State Programme Officer for SSU IDSP; Roselyn Lasuh, Senior Programme Officer for NISHTHA JHPIEGO; Angelina Jungti, Surveillance Co-ordinator for NISHTHA JHPIEGO; and Asang, Training Consultant at SSU IDSP, as resource persons.

The training was supported by the staff of DSU IDSP Tuensang. On day one, Dr. Kikon shared in detail about IHIP and its importance while encouraging healthcare workers to cope with the transition of paper-based reporting system to digitalisation.
He said that IHIP is a real-time data reporting or near-real-time data information in places with poor internet connectivity which enables the surveillance unit to detect unusual events/early warning signals/impending outbreak of diseases on time and response in time.
IDSP reporting system is the first programme to be incorporated in IHIP and soon other reporting system will also be incorporated.
The topic on “Event Alert and Out Break Investigation” was imparted by Lasuh while “P&L form Reporting” for Medical Officers & Laboratory Technicians and “S-Form Reporting” was taken up by Angelina.
The trainees were imparted with hands-on training on the usage of IHIP apps and portals.
A total number of 42 healthcare workers under the establishment of CMO office, Tuensang were trained in 3 batches.
(Page News Service)