Imphal, July 9,
Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised a free medical camp at Moidangpok Makha Leikai, I/West district on 08th July 2019.
The medical camp commenced with an informative lecture on ‘Birth Defects and Preventive Measures’ by the Regimental Medical Officer (RMO) followed by an interactive session during which various queries raised by the attendees were clarified. The locals were also enlightened on basic healthcare including precautions against common viral diseases as well as importance of hygiene and sanitation for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
As part of the camp, a dedicated medical team under the Regimental Medical Officer (RMO) provided medical assistance to the locals of the area. In addition to the medical checkup, consultation on various diseases and health related issues as well as free medicines were distributed to the needy patients.
A mobile dental clinic was also established for carrying out dental checkup of the locals. A medical team under the dental officer from 12 Dental Unit Assam Rifles (DUAR) provided free dental treatment and medicines to the attendees. The medical camp witnessed the attendance of over 360 locals of nearby villages.
The medical camp received an overwhelming response from the local populace. All the attendees conveyed their heartfelt gratitude to the Assam Rifles for facilitating the outreach of the medical facilities and requested for more such camps in the future as well.