MOs training on Population Based Screening of common Non Communicable Diseases

Written By: / Friday, 23 February 2018 17:05

Thoubal, Feb.23: Training of Medical Officers on Population Based Screening of common Non Communicable Diseases under National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer Diabetes Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke( NPCDCS ) of NHM was started in District Hospital, Thoubal from today.
The inaugural function was attended by Dr. Jayantakumar Singh, Chief Medical Officer, Thoubal as Chief Guest, Dr. N. Hemantakumar Singh, Medical Superintendent, District Hospital Thoubal as President. Dr. Homeshwar Singh, Nodal Officer, NCD Cell District Health Society Thoubal and Dr. H. Nirendra Singh, Asst. Prof. Community Medicine, JNIMS were also attended as Guest of Honour of the function.
In his keynote address Dr. Homeshwar Singh, Nodal Officer NCD Cell Thoubal highlighted the importance of organising the training programme. He said that PBS will roll out in Thoubal and IW districts of Manipur in the 1st phase. PBS will be done for 30 yrs and above of population including pregnant women of every house hold.Training of ANM, ASHA on PBS has already completed. PBS will start rolling out in Thoubal and IW as soon as the 1st batch training of MO and SN is completed.
COM Thoubal explained about the prevailing scenario of non communicable diseases in the state. He appealed all the medical officers to  attend actively all the sessions during the training programme. 30 Medical Officers are attending in the training programme
Altogether 18 training of trainers will the Medical Officers in four days. There will be  both theory and practical sessions with PowerPoint presentation and handbooks.

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Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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