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Health camp conducted at Manipur's Makhan village for first time

As many as 260 people availed free medicines and medical treatment at the Swachhta Health Camp organised by RIMS at Makhan village in Kangpokpi district

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 4 Apr 2022, 6:14 am

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(Photo: IFP)

The first-ever health camp at Makhan village in Kangpokpi district was held on Sunday as a part of the 15-day Swachhta Pakhwada being observed by the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Imphal from April 1 to 15.

As many as 260 people availed free medicines and medical treatment at the Swachhta Health Camp held at Makhan Baptist Church, RIMS stated. It stated that the patients were attended by doctors from the departments of Obst and Gynaecology, Dermatology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Surgery, ENT, Dental, Ophthalmology and Medicine.

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Expressing his appreciation towards the medical team, the Makhan village chairman stated that most of the villagers could not go to the hospital for treatment owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The chairman and his team presented vegetables and fruits to the medical team as a token of appreciation, RIMS said.

Speaking on the occasion, RIMS hospital assistant medical superintendent Dr L Trinity Meetei said that the health camp was organised as a part of the fortnight observance of Swachhta Pakhwada.

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As part of the programme Swachhta Action Plan, RIMS nodal officer Y Govindaraj Singh spoke on ‘Health and Hygiene’ and highlighted the importance of keeping clean.

RIMS also organised cleanliness drive of the casualty block, neuro ICU and its campus which was participated by CRED and MSS personnel.

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First published:4 Apr 2022, 6:14 am

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