Dimapur, February 7: Zunheboto District Health Society held its District review meeting cum meeting on National De Worming Day on February 5 at CMO Office, Zunheboto.
Dr. K. Akaho Sema, Deputy CMO Zunheboto welcome the participants and motivated them to work with sincerity, competitive spirit and dedication. He told the participants to come up with fresh inputs to work and help one another for the upliftment of health sector in the district.
Dr Alemwabang Aier, DPO (RCH & UIP) highlighted about National De-Worming Day. He said along with the rest of the country Zunheboto will be observing National De-Worming Day on February 8 and mop up day on February 14. He briefed that all schools and Anganwadi centers will be the implementation sites on NDD, with the objective to improve the overall health, nutritional status, access to education and quality of life of children.
He said the programme is for children between 1-19 years of age where Albendazole chewable tablet will be provided. The programme will be conducted by AWWs/teachers and also by the medical officers, RBSK team, nurses and ASHAs of the district
BPM’s gave presentation about the achievement and activities of the various programs undertaken in their respective blocks. (Page News Service)