DC Biswajit Pegu inaugurated District Early Intervention Centre at AMCH
Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu on Wednesday inaugurated District Early Intervention Centre (DEIC) at Assam Medical College and Hospital
DIBRUGARH: Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu on Wednesday inaugurated District Early Intervention Centre (DEIC) at Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh.
Talking to media persons, AMCH principal-cum-chief superintendent Sanjeeb Kakati said, "DEIC under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) provides the much needed early interventions service, which are easily approachable, adaptable, user-friendly and cost effective. It will act as the apex centre of the district and ensure comprehensive services under one roof, with a holistic approach to children with special needs and also provide referral linkages."
The DEIC will provide an interdisciplinary approach of multi-disciplinary teams placed under one roof by housing age appropriate and domain specific equipment and with specific trained domain specialties.
"It will provide referral support to children detected with health conditions during health screening, primarily for children up-to 6 years of age group. Early identification and early intervention programme for these 4 Ds minimizes the disability and therefore, significantly improves the quality of their lives," said Kakati.
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