Dimapur, March 29: District Health Society Peren conducted a Reproductive Child Health (RCH) camp at Lalong Village on March 28.
A press release informed that the camp was held to strengthen healthcare facilities and take healthcare to the doorstep of those living in rural areas.
Health services and medicines were provided free of cost to all the patients, it informed. Family planning services were also made available to eligible couples.
Dropped-out and left-out children were identified and vaccinated. Screening for diabetes, hypertension, syphilis, various ailments like viral fever, geriatric care and routine immunisation were also condcuted.
Awareness talk on tuberculosis, leprosy and immunisation was conducted. Pamphlets and leaflets were distributed free.
The team included Dr. K Limatula Ao, CMO; Dr. Lanuakum, Dy. CMO; Dr. Supongmenla Walling, DPO (RCH & UIP); Dr. G Viholi Sema, ZLO, Dr. Keholi Sema, DTO; Dr. Hedungkiebe, DSO (Opthalmic); Dr. Denis H Chingpen, SMO (Obs and Gynae) DH, Peren; Dr. Nuksung, MO, Tening CHC; vertical programme staff members, pharmacist, lab technician, nurses, ASHAs and AWWs.
On the same day, the new Lalong SC was inaugurated by Dr. K Limatula Ao, CMO of Peren. Short speeches were delivered by Yimkum Y Ozukum, EAC of Nsong and Namhei Kuame, Chairman of Lalong Village Council.
Wui and Choklangan
District Health Society under Chief Medical Officer, Noklak, held Reproductive Child Health Camps at Wui HWC (Thonoknyu Block) and Choklangan HWC (Noklak) on March 25 and 26 respectively.
In both the villages, a short programme was held with the villagers before the camp where Dr. Victor NC, CMO, urged the villagers to be more health conscious and asked them to avail the services provided free of cost. Under this programme, he reminded that priority should be given to the pregnant women and children.
During the camp, FGD, immunisation and family planning activity were held where 12 women received the IUCD. A total of 176 OPT patients were treated during the camp.
The team was led by C Hosea, DPM, along with the staff from CMO, DH Noklak and Wui and Choklangan HWC Noklak.
(Page News Service)