Large Teikot villagers respond medical camp
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 28, 2018: A total of 498 villagers—145 males, 203 females and 150 children attended a medical camp organized by the Khuga Battalion at village New Teikot today.
New Teikot village is a small village in the remotest corner of Manipur. By virtue of remoteness and inaccessible roads, the villagers are devoid of basic amenities especially medical care. In order to provide basic investigative and preventive medical health care the medical camp was organized.
The aim of medical camp was to administer basic medical checkup to the villagers, wherein, free basic medicine were also distributed. The opportunity was also exploited in terms of educating the locals regarding various ‘Seasonal Diseases and its Prevention’.
A lecture on ‘Health and Hygiene Issues’ and on ill effects of tobacco, alcohol consumption and drug addiction was also conducted by the regimental medical officer.
The efforts of Khuga battalion to reach out to people residing at such remote area were lauded by one and all. They were thankful towards Indian Army for the genuine care and concern exhibited towards them.
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