DOOMDOOMA, June 27 - Altogether 15 persons have been awarded certificates under the Voluntary Certification Scheme for Traditional Community Healthcare Providers (VCSTCHP) which is owned jointly by the Quality Council of India (QCI), New Delhi and the Foundation for the Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions, Bangalore, stated a communique of QCI issued by Dr Debjani Roy, Advisor QCI.
The� third certification cycle under the Voluntary Certification Scheme for the Traditional Community Healthcare Providers (VCSTCHP) was conducted in five districts of the State, including Jorhat, Golaghat, Sivasagar, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji from June 12 to 14.
The three-day� evaluation for the assessment of the knowledge and skills was conducted by the QCI-approved Third Party Personnel Certification Body (PrCB) � the North East Christian University (NECU), Dimapur, Nagaland as per the competence criteria laid down under the scheme.
Nineteen Traditional Community Healthcare Providers (TCHP) applied for certification from the above mentioned five districts of Assam. The evaluation was conducted by two teams of duly trained and empanelled senior TCHP evaluators from the States of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya and Nagaland� and� each team was led by an� Ayurveda doctor � Dr Shanjamo Ezung, Government of Assam� for team A and Dr Imlikumba, North Eastern Institute of� Folk Medicine (NEIFM), Ministry of AYUSH, Arunachal Pradesh� for Team B.�
The Certification Head along with two supporting staff of the PrCB accompanied the evaluation teams.