Intensive Diarrhea Control Fortnight (IDCF – Intensified Diarrhea Fortnight) will be observed in the state from July 1 to July 15 to prevent and prevent diarrhea in children. During this, along with the establishment of ORS-Zinc Corners in all health centers across the state, several activities will be conducted to make people aware about diarrhea. The Health and Family Welfare Department of the State Government has issued detailed guidelines in this regard by issuing circulars to the Chief Medical and Health Officers and Civil Surgeons of all the districts. Diarrhea is one of the leading causes of death in children aged zero to five. With its early treatment, child mortality can be reduced.

Director of the Health and Family Welfare Department, Dr. Priyanka Shukla has informed the Chief Medical and Health Officers and Civil Surgeons to all the Block Medical Officers and Development Block Program Managers about the programs and activities to be conducted during the intensive diarrhea control fortnight and for necessary coordination. To issue instructions letter. He did all the ANMs. and mitanins for training on diarrhea case management, treatment, counseling and activities to be undertaken by them during the campaign and provide IDCF toolkit. Dr. Shukla has also given instructions for cleaning the tanks of all health centers. They gave ORS for their respective districts. And while lifting zinc tablets, it has been asked to ensure their distribution.

In the circular issued by the Health Department, the CMHO and Civil Surgeons have been asked to spread the information about prevention and control of diarrhea to the people through wall writing, social media and various means of publicity, taking precautions against corona infection. The department has directed to take the cooperation of Women and Child Development Department, Panchayat Department, local administration, State Rural Livelihood Mission and development partners working with various departments in organizing Intensive Diarrhea Control Fortnight. Also private hospitals and IAP, IMA. Private agencies like these have also been asked to include them.

The department has given instructions to strictly follow the appropriate behavior of Kovid during the conduct of various activities during the intensive diarrhea control fortnight. During the campaign, it has been asked to distribute chlorine tablets for the cleanliness of houses, wells and water sources and to keep the water clean. High risk areas such as brick kilns, nomadic sites, flood prone areas, sub-health centers where ANMs are not available, migrant labourers, street children, places like slums, and OR .s. Instructions have been given to ensure prior availability of

During the campaign, ORS was organized by Mitanins in homes with children between the age of six months to five years. ORS by providing advice on distribution of packets and its use. The method of making the solution will be demonstrated. Mitanin will also motivate people towards cleanliness. They help people to identify diarrhea cases, ANM. Or refer to health centers, tell about the symptoms and dangers of diarrhea.