In an extensive medical tour led by Peren DC, CMO, DTO, DPO (NSACS), BDO, EAC, MO, the team on January 6 and 7 visited almost ten villages in Athibung circle under Peren district.
The team conducted awareness meetings, seminars on HIV/AIDS, TB and pulse polio immunization.
According to chief medical officer, Peren, Dr. Kuotsu during the tour, the authority verified the proposed site for construction of three new sub-centre buildings at Khelma, Ikiesingram, and New Nkio village, whereby full cooperation was ascertained for the project by State Communitization Committee, Directorate of Health and Family Welfare.
The committee impressed that the buildings be completed by February/ March 2009.
Further, the release also stated that the DC had a meeting with the village authorities and stake holders where law and order problems, village development activities, education etc were discussed. He stressed upon the responsibility of the community leaders in bringing about all round development and progress in the village.
For cent percent coverage of children from 0-5 years of age, the team also urged the village leaders to cooperate during the IPPI programme to be held on January 11 at the district headquarters.
Earlier, the entourage was welcomed by village leaders, council members, village health committee members, and the public.