Meeting on Mission Pratiraksha held

Ziro,Jan24:The 4th District Task Force on Immunization (DTFI) meeting on Mission Pratiraksha was held in the Conference Hall of Gyati Takka General Hospital, Lower Subansiri today.
The performance of the 3nd round of Mission Pratirakhsha was reviewed during the meeting. The performance of the district after the 3rd round was 91.11%. The left outs will be covered during the fourth round of immunization.
Addressing the gathering DC Shri Chukhu Takar called for unified effort from all the stakeholders for the success of the mission. “Such program that involves the health and the safety of the people should be taken seriously and all measures adopted to avoid any lapses.”
He requested the DMO/ DRCHO to ensure accurate data collection by the ground level workers. He further assured all support from the District Administration in ensuring 100 % immunization coverage.
He also directed the Medical Officers of the respective areas to pursue and convince reluctant targets to get vaccinated. “More Awareness towards vaccination programs and motivating the people” can in a long way help achieve our target, he added.
DRCHO Dr. Derin Likar presented the microplan for the third round of Mission Pratirakhsha. The 13 left out children between 0-2 years scattered across the district will be targeted for immunization, he informed.
The DTFI also discussed about Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) 2019 wherein the district plan for IPPI was elaborately dealt. Important issues like manpower requirements, vehicle requirements, necessary arrangements for identification and immunization at High risk areas and arrangements to be made at transit points in the district were touched upon.
Terming the IPPI as a very vital program Dr. Tage Kano said that although India has been declared polio free on 27th March, 2014, there is always a probability of the polio virus being transmitted from neighbouring countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan were polio still prevails. Therefore precautions still have to be adopted to prevent the reoccurrence of the crippling disease, he added.
Later DC Shri Chukhu Takar along with ADC shri Gombu Tsering inspected the hospital premises.
The meeting was attended by ADC shri Gombu Tsering, EAC,(TPT) Shri Hage Tarung, DFTI members and medical staffs.