Kakching/Jiri, Jul 11: Population Stabilisation Fortnight (Services Delivery Fortnight) was launched today with World Population Day observance at Kakching.
District Health Society Kakching launched the Population Stabilisation Fortnight (Services Delivery Fortnight) at the auditorium of Representative of Lois, ROLS Kakching. The campaign will continue till July 24.
District Immunization Officer /District Leprosy Officer Kakching Dr Y Nando Singh, Chief Medical Officer Kakching Dr Th Somarendra Singh and District TB Officer Kakching Dr Kh Satyabala Devi attended the event as presidium members.
District Health Society Kakching District Programme Manager N Romen, medical staff and ASHA workers also attended the event.
Jiribam: The World Population Day was also observed at the 50 Bedded Hospital of Jiribam today.
Organised by District Health Society Jiribam, the event was attended by MO Dr Anash, senior staff Tekcham Budhichandra and Sister Chiranjee as dignitaries.
Speaking at the event, Dr Anash pointed out the need for population control and highlighted various policies of the Government to control birth and population for overall development of the country. RK Busho, DPM and M Premchandra Singh, vice president AJUCA also spoke at the event.
World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989.