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RCH camp held at Phenwhenyu village

RCH camp

Dimapur, February 4: The Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Kohima along with District Health Society, Department of Health & Family Welfare, NHM conducted Reproductive Child Health (RCH) camp at Phenwhenyu village Council hall on February 4.
Chief Medical Officer, Kohima, Dr. Vezokholu Theyo was the special guest.
In her speech, Dr. Theyo told the gathering to avail all the services and also part take in various group discussion for a healthy life style and to practice for better health seeking behavior. She also expected that the villagers would derive the maximum profit from the health camp.
The CMO also reminded the responsibilities of each and everyone in bringing about health awareness to uplift the health of the society in general and for contribution of the individual in particular. She also mentioned about the target group where children and pregnant mothers are given priority.
She also stressed on the community level where the VHC should take initiative for Village Health & Nutrition Day (VHND) and to channelize for visit of Medical officer to the village round the clock.
She informed the gathering that IMR & MMR has drastically reduced due to awareness. She further stated that health camps are the platform for people to avail the service provided by the Department of Health & Family Welfare and also appreciated the participation of everyone.
She also spoke on the need for community participation for bringing about sustainable health care services through their participation and active contribution.
Apparently, gifts & nutritional packages were distributed to fully immunized children & Pregnant Mothers. Screening of Ante Natal Care (ANC) to 14 Pregnant Mothers. 21 Dental procedure done, Malaria slides with 40, AYUSH – 32, Immunization – 2, NCD screening – 16, Eye screening – 26, COVID Vaccination – 22 and Covid Testing – 11 . Lab test were provided with free medicines & distribution of IEC materials. Altogether, 126 inhabitants turnout to avail health services at the Health camp.
(Page News Service)