ITANAGAR| Aug 11 | State health supervisory team visited Daporijo district hospital on Wednesday carried out baseline assessment of quality services in general health administration, maternal & child wards, laboratory services, labor room services and operation theatre services based on national quality assurance services (NQAS).
The team also assessed the functional status of sick neonatal care unit (SNCU) and guided the two-day orientation training of doctors and nurses on Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) and Kayakalp. The salient findings of the team were briefed to Upper Subansiri DC AK Singh.
The team comprised of director in-charge family welfare and also additional director Dr Moromor Lego, FW joint director-cum-state nodal officer for HQAS Dr Saibal Bhattacharjee, SHM nodal officer for maternal & child health-cum-nationally certified external assessor for HQAS Dr Tana Natung; UNICEF state representative (RMNCHA) Dr Muktesh, RRC (NE) state facilitator Debojit Bora and RBSK consultant Biswajeet Borah.
The team based on their salient findings stressed on display of services provided at places within district hospital premises for public information, display of names of doctors, nurses and other health staffs on duty, along with their functional mobile number and period of their availability outside each section of the hospital to ensure timely accessibility of health staffs, display list of medicines and diagnostic tests, display standard operating procedures for all medical procedures in line with national template, formation of facility quality assurance committee, infection control committee, bio-medical waste (BMW) management committee, training of staffs on QAS, infection control procedures and BMW procedures, operationalization of SNCU and uploading performance report of SNCU by September 2017, shifting of present morgue to a new and appropriate location, connecting SNCU corridor with that of existing labor room corridor.
The DC along with DMO Dr Rumto Sikom, district RCHO Dr Gamik Hangkar and district hospital medical superintendent Dr Joti Nalo assured the team that its observations and recommendations would be implemented in letter and spirit.