ITANAGAR, JULY 8: A two-member central team arrived in the state on July 5 to view surging cases of Covid 19 has been continuing with inspection of various health related institutions of the capital complex and discussion with the officers and officials on Covid management.
The team comprising Dr Somesh Thakur, associate professor Pulmonary medicine, AIIMS, Patna and Dr Sanjay Sadhukhan, Prof AIIH and PH, Kolkata is reviewing the preparedness of the state government and also interacting with the healthcare workers and health related institutions in capital region and updating with the senior officers and officials of health department and state government.
The team on Thursday visited a few containment zones of the capital complex and discussed with the medical officers and health workers attending the containment and micro containment zones and advising them. The team also visited a few vaccination centres and RAT testing centres at RK Mission etc.
Earlier in morning both Dr Somesh Thakur and Dr Sanjay Sadhukhan interacted with all the district task force members through video conferencing (VC) regarding Covid case management and surveillance, monitoring of Home isolation and management of containment zones.
Dr Lobsang Jampa, the State Surveillance Officer (SSO) and Capital DMO Dr. Mandip Perme who was accompanying the central team informed that the team has earlier visited TRIHMS, TRUENAT Lab and DCH. “Besides these visits, the central team has been interacting with officials of the health department right from secretary to bottom level. Lot of discussion focusing on pros and cons have been discussed. Team also interacted with doctors and gave valuable inputs on Tuesday and Wednesday”.
The team also met the Chief Secretary on Tuesday evening and shared the views and suggestions. Before they have a meeting with the state task force at DHS Office, Naharlagun.
The team took part in video conferencing on Wednesday and Thursday with all the district task force and shared views and suggestions to fight the Covid 19 pandemic so that we can reduce the chances of 3rd wave if it attacks. Dr Jampa said.