Medical team along with the villagers during health mela held at Salomi Village on April 13. (Photo Courtesy: CMO Office Kiphire)
Kiphire, April 15 (MExN): The District Health Society Kiphire under the aegis of directorate of Health & Family Welfare (NHM) Nagaland conducted health mela at Salomi Village on April 13.
A press release from CMO Office, District Media Officer Atsali Thongtsar stated that community mobilisation were disseminated thought churches, VHCs, Village Council, ASHAS one week ahead of health mela.
Release added that a short programme was arranged before the health mela. The programme was chaired by Limawati DPM. Welcome address was given by Dy. CMO Dr. Tinurenla Anichari. Rev Pumba gave the inovocation. A short speech was given by K. Korakumong VCC, and health talks were delivered by DTO. Dr, Hedungkiebe.
During the health mela, total of 324 OPD cases were registered, and 130 blood smears were examined and 10 sputum tests were collected where no positive cases were detected. A total of 58 patients were registered for eye screening, out of which four cataract and 30 refractive error and seven cases with allergic conjunctives and one patient with VIT deficiency cases were detected. A total of 85 dental extraction and root stump were conducted.
Screening of diabetes, hypertension and other Routine Immunization, ANC/ PNC were carried out.
DMO and BEE conducted IPC session on various RCH programmes through Focus Group Discussion and one to one communication. Posters were pasted on community hall and public places and IEC materials were distributed both on local dialect and English.
The medical team was headed by Dy. CMO, SMO, DTO, MOs of various health units, along with all the programmes under CMO establishments.