Health Mela conducted at Lilen village

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/22/2019 12:17:41 PM IST

A one-day health mela was held on April 16 at Government Middle School Lilen Village, Jalukie Block, also covering nearby villages, approximately 24 kms from District Headquarter Peren.

A press release from Chief Medical Office (CMO) Peren, district media officer Pezanguno Celine Secii stated that it was the first medical camp conducted by the Health & Family Welfare Department in this area. 
The medical team was headed by  Dr. Denis Hangsing, CMO and others including  Dr. Yartenla, deputy CMO, Nurses, Ophthalmic assistant, paramedics, counselors and lab technician ICTC, IEC personnel, malaria surveillance worker, NHM staff, ASHAs and AWWs.
The Chief Medical Officer extended his heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the Nagaland Medicines Dealers Association for contributing free medicine for the Health Mela. The Village Council chairman also expressed gratitude to the Medical Team for conducting the camp in Lilen Village. 
Free health checkups and free medicines were given along with the services of specialized Doctors.
The Mela witnessed hundreds of people thronging the center. 367 patients availed free medical services with a total of 38 Gynae patients, 86 MD, 85 Pediatrics, 128 General and 30 dental patients. Under the Family Planning services, condoms, Mala N and EC pills were distributed. A total of 20 dental extractions were done, children were immunized, 13 ANC for pregnant women and counseling & blood test for HIV, malaria and Urine sugar test and RBS and HB test and vision tests- eye screening were also done
Awareness IPC sessions and FGDs were also conducted. Counseling and health talks on family planning and adolescent health care, child health immunization, maternal health and HIV/AIDS were also part of the camp. Nutritional packages were also given to all pregnant women and lactating mothers.

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