Health Deptt organizes IDCF workshop at B’la

Publish Date : 25/07/2017

Health Deptt organizes IDCF workshop at Baramulla
Baramulla, 21 May: A day long District level sensitization workshop on
intensified Diarrhoea control fortnight (IDCF) was today organized at nursing
school DH Baramulla by health department Baramulla with District development
commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash as the chief guest.
IDCF is a special fortnight campaign during which necessary information with
regard to diarrhoea will be dessiminated through workshops, seminars and other
related activities so as to eradicate the disease and adopt necessary measures for its
Chief Medical Officer Dr.Bashir Ahmad Chalkoo, officers from various
departments including PHE, Rural Development, Municipality, education etc
besides Medical Officers, doctors and paramedical staff of District Hospital
Baramulla attended the workshop.
Speaking on the occasion, District Development commissioner said that PHE
department has a active role and they should remain proactive in achieving the
target. He said that portable and hygienic drinking water is necessary so that it can
be controlled at an earliest. Meanwhile the DDC appreciated the health department
for organizing the programme and said that such type of workshops should also be
conducted at Block level also. He hailed the role of Asha and Anganwari workers
in realizing the initiative and said they should remain active on ground in reaching
every doorstep to aware the people especially mothers about the cleanliness and its
benefits.The Education department was directed to organize such programmes in
various educational institutions so that people can be educated about the basic
causes of Diarrhea.
On the occasion Chief Medical Officerhighlighted the objectives of the
programme and underlined the need for disseminating awareness among common
masses. He stressed for intensifying the programme besides adopting new
scientific and modern methodologies for its control. CMO also termed the
programme as an initiative towards achieving better health and sought the
coordination of education department to aware the children about Handwash