UPHC Seikhazou conducts health camp for street vendors
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UPHC Seikhazou conducts health camp for street vendors

By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Mar 18, 2023 10:32 pm
UPHC Seikhazou
A healthcare worker attending to an elderly woman during the special outreach health camp at KMC office in Kohima on Saturday.

KOHIMA: With an objective to reach out to the vulnerable sections of the society, the Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) Seikhazou on Saturday organised a special outreach health camp for street vendors at Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) office complex.

Speaking to Eastern Mirror, the medical officer of UPHC Seikhazou, Dr. Bilva Yalie informed that a team of six doctors including three specialists and three general doctors along with nurses and other healthcare workers conducted the health camp.

She said the camp was organised for greater outreach among the vulnerable section of people as many do not seek for proper healthcare even if the health centres are providing services absolutely free without charging for registration, lab test, medicines, and delivery among others.

It was informed that the health centre has been organising outreach health camps twice every month in various colonies and places in the pasts.

Mentioned maybe made here that UPHC Seikhazou is the first to get National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS) certification in Nagaland and the Northeast region.

Facilities/ services such as consultation, free medicine after consultation, immunisation to pregnant mothers (TD) and children below 16 year, free basic laboratory services and screening, IEC and family planning with distribution of OCP and condoms were provided to street vendors and newspaper hawkers during the camp.

About 132 people have availed the facilities.

By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Mar 18, 2023 10:32:34 pm