MMU renders services to 643 persons
Dimapur, May 16 (EMN): Mobile Medical Unit (MMU), Kohima, under the aegis of National Health Mission visited 15 villages and three urban wards and administered health services to 643 persons during April and May. The team consisted of medical officer, Dr. Rüyangulie Paphino along with lab-technicians and nurses.
According to media officer, Kungcham Dailiam, different activities carried out during the tour included laboratory tests for blood sugar, pregnancy test and HB% estimation for all ANC cases, collection of blood smears/ RDT test for malaria and sputum collection for TB.
The release also stated that health talks on the importance of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) were also imparted to the public.
Altogether, 529 OPDs were attended to at rural level and 114 OPDs in urban wards.
During April, the MMU team visited 11 villages namely Dihoma, Pfuchama, Kigwema, Sakhabama, Kezo Basa, Kezo town, Kidima, Teichuma, Kijumetouma, Viphoma, Sechuma and urban with two wards – Chandmari and Kezekie.
It added that the monitoring tour is still on process covering five villages in the month of May namely Kiruphe Basa, Kiruphe Bawe, Nachama, Peducha and one urban ward – Daklane with total of 80 OPDs conducted during the month.
It further added that the team would continue rendering health services covering villages in other blocks in the district.