MMU Phek examines 734 patients within 2 months

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 12/4/2019 11:57:30 AM IST

National Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) Phek team claimed to have examined 734 patients during the months of October-November, 2019, out of which 80 Ante-Natal Cases (ANC) were screened, 26 blood smears for malaria were collected and 59 lap test for blood sugar were done.

A press release by MMU Phek team said the unit has been providing free health care services and health awareness talks to hundreds of people every month during its monthly touring programme.

It said the team particularly reach out to people living in remote and hard to reach areas and provides different service packages such as ANC family planning services, lap-test for blood sugar, pregnancy test, collect blood smears for malaria and collect sputum for TB etc.

The release said the team had also delivered health talks on the importance of breastfeeding and its technique, NCD home management of diarrhoea.

The team visited 20 villages during its monthly touring and total of 65 patients were referred to higher facilities, informed the release.


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