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Oral health awareness programme at Botsa PHC

By EMN Updated: Feb 06, 2024 8:38 pm
Botsa PHC
Resource persons along with the participants pose for a photograph after the oral health awareness programme at Botsa PHC on February 2.

DIMAPUR — National Oral Health Programme (NOHP), in collaboration with National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) conducted a training for healthcare workers, Ashas and Anganwadi workers at the Primary Health Centre in Botsa, Kohima, on February 2.

The program was jointly organised by NOHP and NTCP along with Naga Hospital Authority Kohima NHAK) under the department of Health and Family Welfare.

A DIPR report stated that district oral health officer of Kohima, Dr. I Simon Sumi, spoke on the ‘Importance of oral health and hygiene.’ He also gave a detailed demonstration on proper tooth brushing techniques to the participants, while adverse effects of tobacco on health was highlighted by Achila Walling, social worker, and the topic on ‘Quitting of tobacco habits’ was elaborated by Pelebeinuo Khezhie, psychologist of National Tobacco Control Programme, Kohima.

As part of the programme, toothpastes and toothbrushes along with IEC materials were distributed to the participants.

By EMN Updated: Feb 06, 2024 8:38:08 pm
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