AR conducts medical camp at Longo

LONGO, Jan 30: The Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles conducted a medical camp for the residents of Longo Village in Tirap district on Saturday to provide basic health checkup and lifesaving medicines to the villagers.

Longo is one of the remote villages in the district with a total population of 486, is deprived of proper medical facility.

Commandant of the battalion informed that the medical camp was aimed at screening for iceberg diseases in the community.

Medicines provided to the village are helpful for health problems ranging from fever to other life-threatening diseases, with a stock to suffice for the entire population of the village.

An interactive session was also organized, where people were educated on Covid-19 pandemic, the recently added threat of Omicron virus and preventive measures to stay safe from the disease.

On earlier occasions also, such civic action programs and camps have been organized by the battalion to provide the citizens of the district with help in all domains for development of the region and to lead a better life.

The villagers headed by Chief and GBs appreciated the battalion for the health camp, a press release informed here on Sunday.

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