Immunization card must for admission in Govt schools

ITANAGAR, Jan 28: Lower Subansiri district has decided to make immunization cards mandatory for admission in Govt schools to increase immunization percentage, as decided in a joint meeting of district task force on immunization (DTFI) and district quality assurance committee (DQAC) under the district health society (DHS)on Tuesday.

ADC Lending Chatung, in his presidential address, said that this decision would improve immunization percentage of the district and ensure a pool of healthy children. The DAC is responsible for operationalising quality assurance committees and units, assessment of health facilities, monitoring of key performance indicators and facility scores, initiation of rapid movement events and strengthening of drug and logistic systems.

Observing that the various infrastructural and aesthetic gaps of health centers identified under the Kayakalp scheme across the district have not been communicated to the DMO and the DC, he suggested for endorsing a copy of such information for early perusal with the GoAP, an official release said. While reviewing intensified pulse polio immunization conducted on January 19 last, Chatung congratulated the DHS team for achieving 104% coverage.

A team of 384 medical staff, ASHAs and anganwadi workers covered 96 polio booths across ct to achieve the target. DRCHO Dr. Derin Likar said, “The sole motto of intensified mission indradhanush is to ensure no child or a pregnant woman is left out. We ensure that refusal cases where if any parents deny vaccinating their children is suitably convinced.” DMO Dr. Tage Kanno said, adding Apatani Women Association representatives also suggested to improve quality of health services, the release added.

Related posts