Thursday, October 6, 2022

NHP medical camp conducted at Kezoma

Nagaland Health Project (NHP) under the department of Health and Family Welfare funded a medical camp at Kezoma village, at the office of Kezoma Students’ Union and Kezoma VIP guest house on August 12.
In a press release, CHC Kezocha informed that during the programme, CHC Kezocha medical officer, Dr. Vekholu Venyo informed that incentives and funding were provided under the project on basis of progress on defined indicators of improved health and nutrition related services and practices in the community of interest.
Dr. Vekholu expressed gratitude to the department for projects such as NHP which were evidently bridging the gap between communities and healthcare.
The medical officer said such programmes were much needed progress in the overall healthcare system in the state.
The medical camp saw participation from the village council, women’s society and youth organisation as volunteers.
The medical team of 10 doctors and specialists, 12 nurses and several helpers provided the villagers with consultations for ENT, general medicine, Obs & Gynae, optometrist, orthopaedics, paediatrics and Ayush.
Around 200 patients from the village were provided with medical aid at the camp.
It may be mentioned that NHP aims to improve management and delivery of health systems and increase their utilisation by communities in targeted locations across the state.