Free medical camp conducted at Mon, Longleng


Dimapur, April 29: A free medical health camp was conducted at District Hospital Mon was held from April 23 to 25. Altogether, 1182 patients were treated at the medical camp.
Team leader Dr. Suparana Nirgudkar thanked the doctors and staff of District Hospital for helping in all possible ways and the Mon District administration for all the necessary arrangements for the successful conduct of the free medical health camp for three days at Mon. More than 80% of the patients got free medicines during the camp, she added.
The team of doctors from Mumbai led by Dr Suparana Nirgudkar (Physician) as team leader has been visiting for the fourth time since 2015 to Nagaland and first time in Mon led the free medical health camp. So far they have given free treatment to more than 1000 patients and distributed medicines freely across Nagaland.
Dr Umesh Borwankar (Surgeon) did 15 major operations and six minor operations during the health camp. Dr. Rajan Relekar (Surgeon & Endoscopies) did 40 Upper GI endoscopies and three colonoscopies apart from many endoscopies and assisted surgeries during the camp. Dr. Vidya Bhanushali (Physician) and Dr. Gayatri Bhoir (Physician) also gave free treatment during the health camp.
Atul Deshponde, Senior Marketing & Sales from Olympus Medical System Indian private limited supported with endoscopic equipments which has been brought from Mumbai to Nagaland.
SDO (C), Mon, Reny Wilfred, IAS spoke on behalf of District administration thanked the team leader, doctors and the team members who had been come all the way from Mumbai. He also thanked all members for their active participation and cooperation for the successful conduct of the medical health camp.
Longleng: The 3-day medical camp organised under the initiative of the Governor of Nagaland, PB Archarya under the banner of Indian National Fellowship Centre (INFC) Mumbai at District Hospital Longleng culminated today at Longleng.
Deputy Commissioner, Longleng, John Tsulise Sangtam in his short speech thanked the Governor and his team of doctors from Mumbai for organising the medical camp and awareness activities on consumption of tobacco and its harmful effects in a remote district like Longleng.
Altogether 521 patients were treated and 455 patients were screened for oral cancer by Dr. J. Dugad, out of which 34.5% of population consumes tobacco and 23% of population has pre-cancerous oral lesions. Besides providing medical camp, Dr. Rohan Bartakke, tobacco treatment specialist along with media officer, NHM Longleng visited the office of the Deputy Commissioner staffs and Superintendent of Police staffs along with 5 schools namely Christ King School, Christian High School, Govt. Nyenching School, Govt. Higher Secondary School and Phom Lempong School under Longleng Town to spread awareness on tobacco and it’s harmful effects.
(Page News Service)