Monday, December 5, 2022

CHC Pungro conducts oral health camp

A medical team from Community Health Centre (CHC) Pungro, led by dental surgeon, Dr. Weri Mero, conducted an “oral health and acupuncture camp”, coinciding with the village “health nutrition day” at Tikenvong village, under Pungro block, Kiphire district on October 23.
In a press release, district media officer (DMO), Kiphire, Haichikambe Pame stated that during the programme, Dr. Mero briefed about the overall health benefits of maintaining a good oral hygiene and stressed on the ill effects of consuming tobacco products.
He highlighted various points for the members of the village for maintenance of oral health including—stop smoking or chewing tobacco; decrease use of alcohol (0-1 drinks/day); eat more fruits and vegetables; see a dentist regularly and get screened.
Altogether, 81 patients were examined at the oral health camp.

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