*DG Family Welfare, MCH Immunization J&K chairs review meeting in Doda* _Ask Officials to ensure institutional deliveries,Anti Natal Check-up,Seeks wide awareness about family planning methods_

Publish Date : 17/12/2021
Doda, December 06: In order to take the appraisal of all the family welfare activities run by Health Department & to review its performance, the Director General Family Welfare, MCH & Immunization J&K Dr Saleem ur Rehman today conveyed a meeting here at DC office Doda. 
At the onset, Chief Medical Officer Doda Dr M Yaqoob Mir gave a detail presentation regarding the activities run by the Health Department besides measures taken by the deptt to tackle the cases of COVID-19 in the District.
During the meeting, DG Family Welfare Dr Saleem ur Rehman reviewed all the activities of Family Welfare Department and enjoined upon all the staff to work cordially in making all the family welfare schemes successful on ground, so that better and accessible health care facilities shall be given to the people at their door steps. 
The Director General FW, also reviewed and discussed the complete vaccination given in the District among Pregnant Women, newly born children in the District and asked to ensure that each pregnant women and new born be given all the necessary vaccination and services at the time of birth on priority basis.
Regarding to increase in institutional deliveries at block level, the DG Family Welfare directed all the BMOs to put in their best to utilizes the proper services of ASHAs to motivate the pregnant ladies to go for institutional & safe delivery, besides gave more emphasis on immunization,anti natal check up and wide awareness about family planning methods. 
The Staff of Dy CMO Doda and BMOs were also directed to hold regular awareness camps at panchayat levels to educate the masses regarding various health sector schemes.
With regard to COVID-19, the chair directed CMO Doda and all the concerned to make coordinated efforts so that recent surge in COVID-19 cases can be mitigated by taking appropriate action on priority basis and to ensure universal testing of all foreign travellers to District Doda in the light of emergence of new COVID variant Omicron.
Those present in the meeting were Dy CMO Doda Dr Rakesh Bhagat, BMOs, MS GMC Doda besides staff of Dy CMO Office and District COVID Cell Doda.