Meeting of District Task Force on IPPI, NDD and WIFS underway at DC conference hall, Dimapur on January 14. (DIPR Photo)
Dimapur, January 14 (MExN): In view of the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization programme on January 19 and National Deworming Day on February 10, a meeting of District Task Force on IPPI, NDD and WIFS was held at DC conference hall, Dimapur on January 14. DC Dimapur, Anoop Khinchi chaired the meeting, stated a DIPR report.
DPO, Dr Rebecca while highlighting the objective of IPPI informed the gathering that identified pockets of migrant and permanently settled population and transit points like railway station, bus terminus taxi stands will be covered “to make sure that all the targeted children were immunized.”
She said that altogether 519 polio booths will be set up throughout the district on January 19 and house to house visit will also be carried out on the following 2-3 days to immunize those children who did not turn up at the booth.
She also gave a PowerPoint presentation on National Deworming Day, highlighting the objectives, targeted beneficiaries and implementation.
During the meeting Project Officer, UNDP, R Khartu Monsang briefed the gathering about the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network and cold chain maintenance.
The DC urged everyone involved to sincerely carry out their assigned works for successful implementation of the programme.