The Assam Rifles Battalion organised a medical camp at Geljang, Gamagai, Phaijang and Tyang villages. The primary objective of the camp was to extend medical check-ups, stated a release issued by the IGAR (South) on Thursday.
The treatments were provided to the residents of Geljang, Gamagai, Phaijang and Tyang villages and neighboring villages in the times of unrest in Manipur, it stated. The camp offered a wide array of services including comprehensive checkups and distribution of essential medicines, it added.
A total of 103 patients (30 Men, 53 Women and 20 Children) were examined, treated, and further referred for various ailments, ensuring comprehensive healthcare assistance for the locals, it mentioned.
The medical camp played a crucial role in addressing the healthcare needs of underprivileged communities in remote areas. Awareness was given on Dengue, Malaria, Diarrhea and other seasonal ailments, it mentioned.
Meanwhile, chairman of Relief Committee JNIMS Bon Khurai highlighted that altogether 1,070 patients had provided medical care at JNIMS since May.
21 are still undergoing treatment at various wards, he added.
He further exhorted all people to extend aid in providing help to the inmates staying at various relief camps and also urged authorities concerned to enact alternative livelihood measures for the inmates.