Governing body meeting of District Health Society (DHS) was held here at Siang Guest House Pasighat today under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner In-charge Deepak Shinde. Addressing the house, Shinde gave emphasis on timely implementation of all health related schemes and urged all too strictly adhere to the norms and guidelines provided by the government.
The DC while urging the members to render their best services to the needy people hoped that joint efforts of administrative officers, medical officers and PRI members by organizing awareness camps in rural areas could go a long way in improving the overall health scenario of the district. People should be made aware about various health facilities being provided by the department. He advocated that the doctors should conduct village/block level coordination meetings in their respective PHCs and CHCs to study the health scenario and submit report to the higher authority on findings. They must educate the rural masses how to live clean and hygienic life to avoid various diseases. They should mobilize the people for institutional delivery and timely immunizations for safety of mother and child, added Shinde.
ZPC cum Co-Chairperson Kaling Dai stressed the need for thorough and timely implementation of all health related schemes in the district. Appreciating the DMO and his team Dai stated that enrollment under APCMHIS was very encouraging and successful. He said that doctors and their associates were doing commendable job, as a result, there was no report of abnormal delivery, disable child and mortality. He advised the department to maintain good relation with the PRI leaders for successful implementation of all government beneficial schemes and to make East Siang healthy.
Earlier DRCHO Dr. T Gao gave a presentation on ongoing schemes, achievements and proposals and held an open house discussion. DMO Dr. M Perme, Medical Supdt. Dr. YR Darang and ZPMs of East Siang district also spoke.