Dimapur, July 24: SBI Sanjeevani launched on July 1, has been making visits to the villages from July 12-the Mobile Medical Van accompanied by a doctor, a nurse, one of the SBI Foundation staff from AIDA and the driver.
A press release informed that Dr. Rev. Sr. Rosmy and Sr. Maris (B Sc Nurse) from St Joseph Pain and Palliative Care Center Dimapur, Dr. Rosaline Yekhali Chishi and Dr. Rev. Sr. Rosemary UFS from Christian Institute of Health and Research Services, Dimapur together with Rev. Sr. Celine were accompanying the Mobile Medical Van to the villages.
Four days in a week this medical service is being rendered to the rural people of the area.
From July 12 to 24, 9 villages around Dimapur namely Khriezephe, Diezephe, Tsithrongse, Murise, Bade, Urra, Selouphe, Samaguri and Tuluozema were provided with free medical check up and free medicines.
A total of 174 patients were examined and provided with free medicines. Some of the cases were acute and serious. One patient had to be taken to the hospital on emergency case. Many patients with very serious illness were referred to the hospitals.
Most of these patients were not going to the hospitals basically due to lack of finance, it informed. Moreover COVID-19 has also made the people to stay at home; hence they are trying to bear up much of the sicknesses by themselves, it stated.
AIDA expressed gratitude to its other supporters like the Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research, Dimapur and St Joseph Pain and Palliative Care Center Dimapur and the office of the Chief Medical Officer Dimapur, particularly to Dr. I Moatemjen and Dr. Antoli, the Deputy CMO.
(Page News Service)