Wednesday, December 7, 2022

519 residents avail medical facilities at Health Camps

Over 500 residents were screened at the medical health camps conducted at Kezoma Bawe village council and Akuluto under Zunheboto district on separate occasions.
In Kezoma, around 150 went various tests and screenings and those affected were provided free medicines and IEC materials.
The camp was conducted by office of the Chief Medical Officer, Kohima along with District Health Society, department of Health and Family Welfare on November 21.
A short function was conducted before the camp which was chaired by Dr. Vekholu Venyo MO, Kezocha PHC.
The programme started with a prayer by Kwecho Zhale, pastor Revival Church.
Kezoma Bawe village, chairman, Kikrosa Naki, thanked the CMO team for conducting health camp in the village and on behalf of the administration, Dobashi Kehodel Tase urged the community to avail the services provided at the health camp.
In her address, CMO, Kohima, Dr. Tumchobeni reminded the gathering to avail all the services and also part take in various group discussion for a healthy life style. She expressed the hope that the villagers will derived the maximum profit from the health camp.
Dr. Tumchobeni further reminded the gathering of their responsibilities 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 were given priority.
The camp was conducted by CMO, Kohima and all programme officers, ENT, Obs and Gnyaegologist, eye specialist from Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima, DPMU, BPMU Jakhama block, SMO I/C with Viswema CHC team, MO I/C with Kezocha PHC.
At Akuluto, the free medical health camp was conducted by Alumni Association of Akuluto Government High School (AAAGHS) at Primary Health Centre (PHC), Akuluto on November 19.
A press release by AAAGHS secretary, Prof Akali Sema stated that 369 patients under Akuluto area were treated for various ailments.
The camp was coordinated and supported by Medical Department headed by Dr K. Vikato Kinny, principal director, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, who is also an alumni of AAAGHS (batch of 1978).
Altogether 21 doctors, officials and technicians from the Directorate, Kohima, doctors from District Hospitals of Zunheboto and Mokokchung, also assisted in the medical camp.
The release stated that advisor NSDMA and CAWD, Kazheto Kinimi also extended support ion conducting the camp.

Members of AAAGHS and others at the health camp on November 19.
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