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Medical camp at Shotomi, old Natha, Lalmati village
Published on 20 Dec. 2010 11:46 PM IST
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21 Assam Rifles conducted free medical camp at Shotomi and Old Natha Villages on December 18 under aegis of Headquarters 7 Sector Assam Rifles. The team comprising of two doctors and seven medical staff conducted the camp. A total of 520 patients included ladies and children received free medical treatment and free medicines.
Meanwhile, 20 Assam Rifles under HQ 5 Sector Assam Rifles of HQ IGAR (N) organised a medical camp at Lalmati (Peducha) village council hall on December 16. This camp integrated the efforts of Primary Health Centre of the sub division.
According to Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N) a total of six villages participated in this camp wherein free health check-up with free medicine were provided. A number of them were found to be suffering from Malaria which is a common disease in Nagaland. A mobile detachment was also sent to six villages of the sub-division to provide medical aid at the door step. The camp was inaugurated by Second in Command, 20 Assam Rifles in the presence of Pecuville, Pastor, Angami Baptist Church and various village council members of Kiruphema and Lalmati villages. Booklets on freedom from HIV and AIDS were also distributed. Seriville, secretary APO stated the camp was held at the right time to reach out to people as the entire village community was consolidated for festive season.

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