Dimapur, November 4: A one day medical health camp cum plastic free pledge campaign was conducted at village council hall, Chedema Model Village on November 2. The camp was initiated and organized by the Village Adoption Committee (VAC), 10 Northern Angami -I A/C in collaboration with Chief Medical Officer, Kohima.
The programme began with reading out the plastic free pledge by the participants. The convener of VAC and SDO (C) Kohima, Shaying Sheu informed that the main idea behind the campaign was to create awareness on health issues and how to mitigate the menace of plastic which is causing serious environment and ecological threat, and to ensure the ban of single use plastic in the State.
In the medical camp, there was free medical regular check-up and medical services under the following programme: RMNCH+A (Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn Child plus Adolescent Health), NCD (Non-Communicable Disease), NVBDCP (National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme), NIDDCP (National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control Programme), NACP (National AIDS Control Programme), Counselling services etc.
The medical team led by CMO Kohima, Dr Laso Lazar accompanied by six doctors, two medical officers, four nurses, two pharmacists, two vaccinators including 20 medical staff from BPM and BAC (BPMU Staff), DPM, DPM (QA) and DCM (DPM staff).
A total of more than 60 patients availed the free medical facilities while three pregnant women availed ANC services in the health camp.
(Page News Service)