Babila Rakwal assumes charge of Mission Director , NHM, J&K

Made visit to Centralised Toll Free Health Helpline 104

Made visit to Centralised Toll Free Health Helpline 104

Jammu, November 06 (KNS): Babila Rakwal, JKAS today assumed the charge of Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K at State Health Society, Nagrota Jammu. Mission Director was given warm welcome by the officers of State Health Society, NHM, J&K.

Immediately after assuming the charge, Mission Director took an introductory meeting with the officials of State Health Society, NHM, J&K and emphasised  them to work with utmost dedication and devotion so that the objectives behind the establishment of Mission are achieved.

The Mission Director delved upon the officers that National Health Mission envisages achievement of universal access to equitable, affordable & quality health care services that are accountable and responsive to people’s needs.
On the occasion, the officers of National Health Mission informed the Mission Director about various components of the Mission and highlighted that NHM places greater emphasis on Health System Strengthening in rural and urban areas especially related to  Reproductive-Maternal- Neonatal-Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A), and Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

After the introductory meeting, Mission Director made visit to 104 Centralised Health Helpline established at Nagrota, Jammu under J&K National Health Mission through Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. During the visit, MD reviewed the availability of range of services being provided through the call center like medical advice for preliminary diagnosis of symptoms by skilled medical professionals. She also assessed other services like counselling services on mental health, chronic diseases, psychological distress, early childhood development and grievances redressal besides seeking feedback from general public as well as field functionaries such as ASHAs and ANM regarding various National Health Mission Programmes, AB-PMJAY Sehat etc.

Ms Babila Rakwal, while appreciating the functioning of 104 Centralised Health Helpline, issued directions for further strengthening the service so that better services are provided to the common people.(KNS)

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