16 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a Medical Camp at New Canaan village on 24 Oct 2015. A total of 120 patients including 60 females, 40 males and 20 children were treated during the medical camp. An interactive session was also organised with the masses, where people were educated about HIV / AIDS, Hepatitis, Malaria, Water-Borne diseases and Hygiene and Sanitation. The camp was conducted in this village of Yanganpokpi area so as to cater to patients from far flung areas also as it is a mid axis point connecting various villages. The people of New Canaan Village expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the 16 Assam Rifles for this humanitarian act as befitting to their motto of being “Friends of the Hill People”.
In another endeavour, 41 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), Somsai in collaboration with Ukhrul District Health Mission Society, Leishiphung Christian Hospital (LCH) and Mobile Dental team of 13 DUAR organised a medical camp at Peh village in Ukhrul District on 24 Oct 2015. Medical team of 41 Assam Rifles, Mobile Dental unit of 13 DUAR, Dr Yaomila, Gynaecologist from LCH and outreach team of District Health Mission society under Mr Apam, NRHM Ukhrul, two Medical Officers of Tolloi PHC, sonologist, ophthalmic assistant and nursing staff provided free consultation and medicines to 560 people who attended the Medical camp. The medical camp received tremendous response from Peh village and neighboring Paorei village. Dr Yaomila Khayi delivered a talk on “Living a Healthy Life” and encourages the villagers to adopt healthy practices in their lives. Peh village council and Youth organisation expressed their gratitude to the 41 Assam Rifles for the humanitarian gesture in organising the first ever medical camp in the history of Peh village.