A co-ordination meeting of Health and Family Welfare was held at DAC, Namchi

Namchi,15th February (IPR): A co-ordination meeting of Health and Family Welfare was held at DAC, Namchi today. The meeting was chaired by DC (South) Shri. M. Bharani Kumar alongside, SP (South) Shri Thakur Thapa, DRHCO (South) Dr. Junita Yonzon, and an official from the line department.

The meeting was conducted for the discussion of Covid vaccination for the frontline workers.

DRCHO (South) Dr. Junita Yonzon presented the status of Covid vaccination for Health Care Workers (HCW) in the district. She informed that total 1334 HCW have been vaccinated with 1st dose starting from 19/01/2021 till date, out of 1596 scheduled and 87 new allotted beneficiaries. 46 Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) were also reported which were all minor. The remaining HCW who could not be vaccinated will be covered in the sweeping round.

DRCHO also apprised the house about the vaccination plan for Frontline Worker (FLW) which has been planned to start from 17th Feb 2021. She stated that a total of 1747 FLW including revenue officers, police department, UDHD, PRI, etc. have been registered in the portal.

Further, DRCHO informed regarding the National Deworming Week to be observed from 22nd February to 28th February. She said that the Deworming tablets will be distributed to the children between the age of 1-19 years and that the tablets will be distributed home to home by ASHAs as well as in schools.

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