Thoubal, May 27,
The District Health Society, Thoubai organized District Level orientation on intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight-2018 at Conference Hall of District Health Society Thoubal on Saturday.
The programme was attended by officials from ZEO Thoubal, CDPOs of lCDs Thoubal and Lilong. Medical Officers of District Hospital Thoubal, CHCs, PHCs and DPMU/GPMUs.
Dr. N.Jayantakumar Singh. Chief Medical Officer, Thoubal, Dr. H. Jashobanta Slngh. Specialist. Pediatrician, District Hospital, Thoubai and Smt. T.Anita Devi, CDPO, ICDS, Thoubai were the dignitaries on the dais.
Shri Ch. Basanta Singh, District Programme Manager, District Health Society Thoubal delivered Key note address about the orientation programme. He says that childhood diarrhoeai disease is among the major killer of 0-5 years children contributing 10 percent of under five deaths in India and most of them are children from poor socio economic families.
He said that the ultimate aim of intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight 2018 is zero child deaths due to childhood diarrhoea. The District Health Socrety, Thoubal is organizing the IDCF-2018 from 28th May to 9th June, 2018.
He further appealed all the stack holder viz. Health, Education department and ICDS to extend full cooperation in success full implementation of the programme in the district.
He also explained about the various activities to be performed during the lDCF to the participants like establishment of ORS Zinc Comer in all the health facilities. Hand washing demonstration in schools and outreach areas, lEC/IPC programmes by ANMs and ASHAs etc.
Dr. Huidrom Jashobanta Singh, Specialist Paediatrician. District Hospital, Thoubal was the Resource Person of the day. He thoroughly explained about the cause of diarrhoea among the children.
He also explained about the precautionary measures and interventions too. Preparation of ORS at home and its uses. Standard treatment protocol ior management of childhood diarrhoea as per Plan A, B and C also explained to the participants.
Dr. N Jayantakumar Singh, Chief Medical Officer, Thoubal explained about the role to be played by the teachers. Anganwadi Workers and ASHAs for successful implementation of the IDCF 2018 to be held from 23rd May till 9th June. 2018. He also mentioned that in role of the CDPOs. Supervisors of the ICDS is very crucial. He also appealed to all the stack holders to work hard so that not a single child is death due to diarrhoea.