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Health camp conducted at Tizu Island SC

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By EMN Updated: Sep 08, 2019 10:06 pm
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Medical team with the community posing for a photograph during the health camp in Tizu Island SC on September 8.

Dimapur, Sep. 8 (EMN): To strengthen and deliver healthcare facilities at the doorstep of the people in rural areas, Zunheboto District Health Society conducted a Reproductive Child Health (RCH) cum Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) camp in Tizu Island SC on September 8. Tizu Island SC covers 10 surrounding villages and one of the hard to reach area under Zunheboto district

A press release from the district media officer under CMO office, Zunheboto, Shekho Sophie, stated that health services and medicines were provided free of cost to all the patients during the camp. The release also stated that family planning services were made available for eligible couples, while the dropped-out and left-out children were identified and vaccinated.

Screening for diabetes, hypertension, syphilis, various ailment like viral fever, gastritis and other routine examinations were also performed during the camp. In all, the medical team attended to 112 out patients and conducted 22 Mp test, 23 Hb test, 41 RBS, 22 HIV test. Besides, 64 children were screened for 4 Ds where 35 children were referred for further treatment.

Focus Group Discussion (FGD) and one to one sessions were carried out on  child health, maternal health, vector borne and HIV/AIDS during the camp, the release added. Pamphlets and leaflets were distributed to the participants.

The team was led by Dr. Alemwabang Aier, DPO (RCH & UIP; Dr. Renchamo, MO, Suruhoto PHC; Dr. Kipito; Dr. Liza, DPM, DVBDC; ASHA coordinators, nurses, laboratory technicians and surveillance workers.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 08, 2019 10:06:32 pm