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UNICEF India to Partner with North Eastern Council

UNICEF India to Partner with North Eastern Council

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 July 2019 5:35 AM GMT

Staff Correspondent

SHILLONG: UNICEF India in collaboration with the North Eastern Council (NEC) has agreed to work together to strengthen disaster resilience in public health sector for response in case of any emergency.

As an initial effort towards this, the UNICEF, State Office for Assam will organize a regional consultation programme on “Emergency Preparedness for Public Health Sector” for the States of Sikkim, Meghalaya and Assam in August with all the departments of the State Governments like Health and Family Welfare, PHED, etc with follow-up consultations and planning with special focus on the ‘Aspirational Districts’ of the States.

This was decided in a meeting chaired by Ram Muivah, Secretary, NEC with a team from UNICEF which included Dr Ashish Dadwal, health specialist, Anand P Kar, Risk and Resilience Programme Officer and Nishant Borgohain, DDR and CCA consultant. The NEC has agreed to coordinate the programme.

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