DHSK training prog from Feb 27
Srinagar, Feb 24: The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir in collaboration with National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, is organizing a five day training programme for medical officers on Non-Communicable Diseases at regional Institute of Health and Family Welfare Dhobiwan Tangmarg from February 27.
According to an official, the medical officers from Leh, Kargil and Kupwara will participate in the programme. “The programme was started in 2010-11 and 30 districts in the country were taken up for implementation,” the official said adding that in 2011-12, 70 more districts were included in the programme.
In Kashmir division, she said, Leh, Kargil and Kupwara districts were selected for implementation of the programme.
“NCD comprises two related programs I,e National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease and Stroke and National Programme for Health Care of Elderly NPCDCS and NPHCE). In this programme it is envisaged to provide preventive, curative and supportive services for Non Communicable Diseases,” she said.
The programme is being conducted to sensitize the officers and provide them knowledge for early diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients suffering from NCDs, she said, adding specialists would deliberate on various topics during the programme.
“In addition, since NCD are caused by lifestyle and behavioural causes, emphasis will be laid on prevention and behavioural changes.”
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