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Malaria camp at Dihoma
Published on 16 Jun. 2011 11:30 PM IST
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In observance of anti malaria month, Kohima district conducted health camp cum malaria camp at Dihoma village on June 14.
The team was led by Dr. L. Ralte, CMO Kohima, deputy CMO, district programme officers, MOs under Jakhama block, DPM, SHP coordinator, media officer and the technical staff under CMO, Kohima. Altogether 79 patients were examined and treated with free medicines.
Further, Dr. Atsung, DMO sensitized the community with regard to prevention of vector borne diseases and free insecticide treated bed nets were distributed to the community.
In order to encourage the community for better health seeking behaviour, gifts were presented to fully immunized children and women who came for antenatal checkups. Also 72 blood slides were taken for Malaria out of which three were tested positive and 20 patients were also tested for HIV.

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