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NHM Assam organises orientation programme for CHOs

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HT Bureau

GUWAHATI, June 27: NHM Assam is organising the induction training of Community Health Officers (CHOs) from 18 districts under the banner of Swasthya Manthan 2. The induction training has started for the first batch of CHOs.
Keshab Mahanta, minister, Health and Family Welfare Department, Assam inaugurated the programme in the august presence of Dr M S Lakshmi Priya, MD, NHM, Dr Manoj Kr Choudhary, ED, NHM Assam and NHM state officials.
Comprehensive Primary Health Care – Health and Wellness Centres is one of the flagship programmes of Govt of India where the existing sub centres and Primary Health Centres are upgraded to Health and Wellness Centres.
The state will be conducting more such batches in the coming months. The module of Induction Training will cover the Reproductive and Child Health part along with the Non Communicable Diseases including the expanded package of services. The training is one of the felt needs to build the capacity of the Community Health Officers for identification and immediate management and prompt referral of the cases and further improving the skills of all the trainers.

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