AR conducts medical camp
IMPHAL| Jul 11
Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector AR organised a free medical camp at Lilong Chajing, Imphal West district on July 11, said a release from IGAR (South).
The medical camp commenced with an informative lecture on ‘Health, Hygiene and Sanitation’ by the unit medical officer which was followed by an interactive session during which various queries raised by the attendees were clarified. The locals were also enlightened on basic healthcare issues including precautions against common viral diseases as well as importance of hygiene and sanitation for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, it said
The release also mentioned that as a part of the camp, a medical team under the unit medical officer provided medical assistance to the locals of the area which included medical check-ups and consultation on various diseases and health related issues, along with free distribution of medicines.
While mentioning that a mobile dental clinic was also established for carrying out dental check-ups for the locals with a medical team under the dental officer from 12 Dental Unit Assam Rifles (DUAR) providing free dental treatment and medicines to the attendees, the release also stated that the medical camp witnessed the attendance of over 280 locals from nearby village, it added
Meanwhile, Tulihal and Mantripukhri Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles observed World Population Day by organising various events on July 11.
Nambol Company Operating Base (COB) of Tulihal Battalion observed World Population Day by organising an awareness drive at Maibam Chingning village, Imphal West district.
The programme was organised with the aim to raise awareness on population issues; and it commenced with a lecture on World Population Day in which locals were educated on various issues emerging due to population increase as well as on the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty and various other connected issues with population increase. The lecture was followed by an interactive session in which various queries of the attendees were clarified, it said,
After the awareness session, a painting competition based on the theme of the event, was organised for the students. Over 60 children of various age groups participated in the event and expressed their thoughts through colours on paper, and winners of the competition were felicitated with prizes, the release continued while also mentioning that Mantripukhri Battalion held an interactive lecture programme on the occasion of World Population Day.
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