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Hospitals celebrated ORS Day

Nagaland News

Dimapur, July 31: Many hospitals in Nagaland celebrated ORS Day on July 29, organized by the Nagaland State Branch of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP).
A patient education program about childhood diarrhea and the use of ORS solution was conducted by Dr. Sulantung at CIHSR, Dr. Apong at Nikos Hospital, Dr. Zubenthung at Faith Hospital, Dr. Chuba at Multi-speciality Hospital and Dr. Akumtoshi at Zion Hospital.
The president of IAP Nagaland, Dr Akumtoshi, expressed concern about the rampant abuse of antibodies in Nagaland.
He also mentioned about the importance of Zinc in children during diarrhoea. Parents were taught how to prepare the ORS solution and emphasized that children with diarrhea should continue to take their normal diet.
During the event, Indian Academy of Pediatrics distributed free ORS samples to patients through its members. (Page News Service)