Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Media workshop in Kokrajhar

A media workshop stressed strengthening of immunization for a better future. Organized by the Assam UNICEF section at BTC Secretariat in Kokrajhar jointly with department of health and family welfare and National Health Mission (NHM), on Saturday, the workshop tried to provide media with technical knowledge about all aspects of immunization; Over 50 media persons and health workers from Kokrajhar and neighboring districts like Chirang, Baksa, Dhubri and Bongaigaon participated in the day long workshop. BTC Joint Secretary Dinesh Boro in his keynote address, said the media can play a critical role in creating an informed discourse on the beneficial health aspects of routine immunization and the new pentavalent vaccine. He said responsible reporting can help in engaging the community to inform and educate about immunization. Dainik Janambhumi editor spoke Hemanta Barman spoke on health coverage in media State Routine Immunization Consultant of UNICEF Dr. Sumeet Juneja, Dr. J. Samaddar, Dr. J. C Boro, Dr. S. Gogoi from Bongaigaon also attended in the workshop.

Author info

Hantigiri Narzary's picture

Reporting from Kokrajhar

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Stop harassing Koch-Rajbongshis

17 Apr 2017 - 11:28am | AT Staff Reporter
The AKRSU Udalguri district committee has criticized police and army personnel stationed in the district for harassing innocent people of the community during operations against the members of...

Assam Forest Department, Feels like in Heaven

6 Jun 2012 - 9:04pm | Peter Alex Todd
People all over the world along with the state of Assam, today celebrated the world environment day, with much attention from the media and real and fake environment lovers. What for than those who...

Here comes Onnai

2 Feb 2018 - 12:11pm | AT News
KOKRAJHAR: Wait a little bit. A new Bodo feature film will hit the screens by July this year. Courtesy  RB productions. The Kokrajhar based production house organized the Muhrut with lots of...