SHILLONG: The Deputy Commissioner, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat, E Kharmalki, on Thursday launched the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) 2021 in East Jaintia Hills District. The programme was organized by District Medical and Health Officer, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat at the MCH Building, Khliehriat CHC.
Addressing the gathering as the Chief Guest, E Kharmalki lauded the efforts and hardwork of the health officials and health field workers in the implementation of various Government health programmes conducted by the department from time to time.
Speaking on the importance of having a healthy body, he said "It is very important to take health very seriously in our family and also to monitor our health, to look for danger signs and symptoms for early detection and early treatment which is applicable for all types of sickness and diseases".
The Deputy Commissioner also informed that the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) is a programme to prevent child death from diarrhoea.
He encouraged all the Health officials Healthcare workers, bsides the ASHA and Anganwadi workers to continue their hardwork and also stated that with the cooperation of the general public all the efforts of the Government through various health programmes will come to fruition.