Thursday, March 30, 2023

358 avail health camp benefits at Khar, Longmisa

A free health mela under the under the initiative of the Chief Medical Officer, Mokokchung, Kohima Khar Fellowship in collaboration with Khar Baptist Church was held at Khar village and a dental health camp by National Oral Health Programme on the theme “Oral Health for Healthy Life” at Longmisa village on June 25.
A total of 358 people from both the villages availed the benefit of the camp .
Medical team led by Chief Medical Officer Mokokchung, Dr.R.Chubala Aier and Medical Officer, PHC Alongkima, Dr.Nungsangzulu Walling provided services such as Dental, ENT, Eye, General medicine, Ayush and Orthopedic.
Random blood sugar, haemoglobin and malaria tests, along with COVID vaccination were also done on the spot. IEC team from the office of the Chief Medical Officer, Mokokchung delivered health talks and gave out key information on health related topics.
276 beneficiaries availed the services provided at the Church premises, Khar village and 30 home visits were made for bedridden patients.
Director, Medical Education, Dr. Temjentsungla and her team from Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Kohima also took part in the Health Mela.
At Longmisa village, dental surgeons under Mokokchung district provided dental services such as consultation, free medicine, extraction and restoration. The team of dental surgeons led by Dr.Taliwaba Ao, Senior Dental Surgeon, IMDH Mokokchung, and assisted by Community Health Officer, Longmisa HWC and staff treated 82 persons including 36 cases of extraction and 40 cases of restoration.
Junior Dental Surgeon, IMDH Mokokchung, Dr. Sentirenla Jamir delivered a health talk based on the significance of the theme and IEC materials on ill effects of tobacco were also distributed among the beneficiaries.

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