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Free health camp re-inforcing goodwill between Army and civilian
Published on 21 Feb. 2011 12:04 AM IST
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A medical camp organized by the Military General Hospital was conducted at Makhuma volleyball ground, Kigwema village on Sunday.
According to a defence release, the free medical camp was organized under the aegis of Spear Corps and the Formidable Fifty Six Army formation, as part of the health-care activities, under the ongoing military civic action programme.
The aim of the medical camp conducted was to provide free medical check-up and treatment for various commonly occurring ailments, for the civil fraternity of Kigwema area.
The camp was inaugurated by Col. TN Mukherjee, the Commanding Officer, 154 General Military Hospital, Zakhama.
Addressing a sizeable gathering at the inaugural function of the camp, Col. Mukherjee stated the 154 Military General Hospital, Zakhama has been serving the civil fraternity of Kigwema and the other villages in the region for the last four decades approximately by providing comprehensive much needed health-care, and generating immense goodwill among all.
The medical camp held on Sunday was the latest in the series of such camps, to bring high quality health care and medical facilities to the doorstep of the civilian population, and further contribute to reinforcing the goodwill between the Army and the civilian fraternity of the region.
Col. TN Mukherjee, exhorted the gathering to make optimum use of the facilities provided by the camp.
Approximately 350 plus civilians availed of the free medical check-up and treatment services offered at the camp by Medical Team of 154 Military General Hospital, Zakhama.
The team comprised of Maj. Ranjeeta Angom Chanu, Capt. Khushboo, nursing officers of the Military Nursing Service and para-medical staff.
The Chairman of Kigwema village Sapuo, the Gaon Bura and other village elders thanked the Army authorities for organising the medical camp in Kigwema village.
They also lauded the 154 Military General Hospital for conducting the health camp for the welfare of the civilians of Kigwema village.

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