|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Mar 4: In order to create and maintain digital repository of health records the Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo today launched ANMOL (ANM OnLine) application along with distribution of tablets among the Auxiliary Nursing Midwives (ANMs) of the department.
The program was organised by National Health Mission in collaboration with Government Medical College, Jammu. The ceremony was attended by Mission Director, NHM, Choudhary Yasin; Principal, GMC Jammu, Shashi Sudan Sharma; Director General, H&FW, Dr Saleem ur Rehman; Director Health Jammu, Dr Renu Sharma besides other health professionals and field staff.
Dulloo also asked the ANMs to first understand the functioning of this application well to utilize it fully as envisaged by its designers. He exhorted upon them to go through all the informative material available on this app and apply it while delivering in the field. He asked them to use all the facilities available in the application to percolate the benefits down to the end users.
In his presentation the Mission Director, NHM threw light on different aspects of this initiative. He informed that ANMOL empowers ANMs, frontline health workers in carrying out their day to day work efficiently and effectively. ANMOL allows ANMs to enter and update the service records of beneficiaries on real time basis. This will thus ensure more prompt entry and up gradation of data as well as improve the data quality and accountability.