Free IMI medical camp benefits hundreds needy

By A O News Service

ITANAGAR, Mar 04: Hundreds of poor and needy people were benefitted from a free medical camp-cum-Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) programme, organised by Nafra community health centre at Dibbin-Mathow village on Wednesday last.

Senior medical officer-cum-incharge of CHC Dr S K Singh told this daily over telephone on Thursday that there were total 265 OPD cases including 12 dirrhoea, 21 puo, 28 ARI, 69 HTN, one anti-natal case (ANC) and 7 others.

However, nine RBS were screened & antigen-wise immunisation activities conducted including a 13-week (ANC) and medicines were distributed.

This was followed by an awareness meeting on COVID-19 vaccination, hygiene and health, ways to promote institutional delivery, immunization & ANC check up.

The Dibbin-Mathaw villagers, including HGB and CBO members enthusiastically participated and pleaded for more such camps in future, he said.

The IMI aimed at immunizing children below one-year missed out earlier, Dr Singh added.

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