Campaign for “Ayush treatment intervention in fighting of Covid-19” Launched

Written By: / Saturday, 08 August 2020 18:09

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Imphal, Aug. 8:

Health and Family Welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh has opened the campaign for “AYUSH Treatment Intervention in fighting of COVOD-19” at Pishumthong Community Hall today. Representatives from eight clubs and organizations in Keishamthong Assembly constituency attended the inaugural function.
Speaking at the occasion Minister Jayantakumar said that during this very juncture of COVID-19 we all need to take self precautions to contain this pandemic. He said that maintaining health hygiene and following the SOPs notified by the state government is very necessary. Keeping our surroundings need and clean with proper sanitization by using disinfectants if necessary, is also recommendable. Above all increasing of immune system by taking good food & food supplements and physical exercises will also help to protect ourselves from this viral disease. This needs to be preferred by both symptomatic and asymptomatic people, he added.
Minister said that with the objective to help to boost the immune system of the people to some extend the campaign for “AYUSH Treatment Intervention in fighting of COVOD-19” is being introduced. The campaign will continue covering the remaining parts of the state. All the population may not be able to cover by the campaign but maximum is being targeted to be covered, headed.
Mentioning about the ill effects of using sodium hypochlorite, Shri Jayantakumar said that using disinfectants like sodium hypochlorite very frequently may cause health hazard since the chemical contained in it is harmful to human health according to experts. Hence, using such disinfectants should be cultivated only when there is high necessity, he added.
Jayantakumar also appealed the public to strictly adhere to the health advisories of the state government. He also expressed deep concerned over the sudden increase of COVID-19 cases amongst the persons without travel history and also amongst the central paramilitary and armed forces posted in Manipur.
Ayurvedic immune booster products, such as AYUSH IMMUNE PLUS, Ars. Album-30, Chamanprash etc., were distributed as a part of the inaugural occasion. Minister also distributed face masks and hand sanitizers to the representatives of the clubs from Keshamthong A/C.  
Director, Department of AYUSH, Manipur Dr. Y. Lukhoi Singh, Member Secretary, National Ayush Mission, Manipur, Dr. A. Guneshore Sharma, Social Worker Smt. Arunapriya, President Yaifa lamjing Lup, L. haridash Singh and others also attended the occasion.

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