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Sterilization camp-cum-health mela at Kiusam, Kiphire
Published on 3 Mar. 2011 12:25 AM IST
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A two day health mela was held in Kiusam town under Kiphire district on February 23 and 24. A medical team consisting of Dr. I. Sungit, CMO, Dr. Khriesi, Dy. CMO, Dr. Yanthan, Medical superintendent, Dr. Kibang, DIO, Dr. Khutsuto, SMO, Dr. Bendang (ONG), Dr. Keviyani Chücha, Dr. Imtirenla (Dentist), nurses and staff of the medical department took part in the health mela providing their services to the people.
Free medical check ups and basic free medicines were given along with the services of specialized doctors.
The sterilization camp cum health mela witnessed hundreds of people thronging the center.
Patients numbering to 342 i.e 122 females and 131 males availed free medical services at the health mela. Among the patients, there were three Cu-T insertions, and a total of 20 patients had dental extractions. Services like Immunization and vision tests were also made available. Publicity and awareness was done in the form of distribution of IEC materials, and at the same time, IPC session was conducted regarding health talks on family planning and adolescents health care, child health immunization, malaria, maternal health and iodine deficiency and also HIV and AIDS.
The medical team also visited neighboring villages, Pokpur, Old Thenokyu and New Thensonyu rendering their services to the people and also availed free basic medicines to the villages. This was the first medical camp held in Kiusam under Kiphire district.

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