Meeting of the District Task Force on Immunisation(DTFI) for Routine Immunisation, COVID 19 vaccination.
Publish Date : 22/12/2021
DC K. N. Damo appreciated the efforts put in by the Medical officers, ASHA workers and health care workers in achieving good RI and COVID 19 vaccination numbers and called for creation of awareness and putting is persuasive measures to get the people to get vaccinated. He advised them to visit households and also schools to create awareness on health and wellness, vaccination etc so that the children can further convince their parents and relatives.
Speaking on COVID 19, he advised all to be cautious and try to nip the problem in the bud before it blows up into a huge third wave of the COVID 19 pandemic. Follow SOP, use hand wash, follow social distancing norms, use face mask and follow the rules and guidelines set by the government diligently, he added. Make a healthy contingency plan to deal with any problems that might arise in the future, he advised the government departments.
The DC also advised all DTFI members to attend the meetings as the programmes of the various departments are connected and overlap and achievements are counted in the Sustainable Development Goals of the state. We need to gear up and minimise the gap between our achievements and the SDG targets set for the state by the Niti Aayog, he added. He also called for fruitful outcomes of the discussions held during the meeting.
DMO Dr. T. Taki spoke on the ways to convince the people to overcome the hesitancy in taking the COVID 19 vaccination through multiple means.
DRCHO Dr. Raju Mena gave the Routine Immunisation and COVID 19 vaccination status of the district.
DPO M. Dirchi gave a presentation on SDG and the parameters related to the health department.