JAMMU, June 22: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GoI today organized IDSP National Review Meeting at New Delhi.
Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary Health and Family Welfare GoI chaired the meeting where all State Surveillance Units of the country were reviewed. The performance of State Surveillance Unit Jammu was highly appreciated for its contribution in COVID-19 pandemic management and Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) implementation.
IHIP portal is newly launched portal by GoI for recording 33 diseases of public health concern. This portal provides real time data of the IDSP, where change on trends of the diseases raised alert for early warning signals.
Department of Health in Jammu Division has achieved remarkable improvement and DG Family Welfare/Director Health Services Jammu Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman congratulated the staff of State as well as District Surveillance Units, Chief Medical Officers, District Health Officers all medicos working in the field, paramedical staff, FMPHWs and Asha workers with special mention of previous State Surveillnace Officers Dr. ADS Manhas and Dr Deepak Kapoor for their contribution in COVID-19 management.
The meeting was attended by Dr Harjeet Rai, State Surveillance Officer Jammu/Epidemiologist alongwith Shalini Sudan, State Data Manager and Anushika, State Finance Consultant IDSP.