IRCS Wokha District organise medical camp at Champang

Champang (Wokha): Over 150 health care and medical beneficiaries given free health checkup and provided free medicine and medical facilities

BY | Saturday, 9 March, 2024

A Medical Camp organised by Indian Red Cross Society, (IRCS) Wokha District Branch, was held at Champang Head Quarter, under Bhandari sub division, with Deputy Commissioner and Chairman IRCS, Wokha Branch, Ajit Kumar Ranjan, IAS as the Guest of Honour, on Saturday, informed DIPR.

Speaking at the launching programme of the camp, the DC lauded the IRCS, Wokha team for continuously rendering active and invaluable services to Wokha district at both emergency and normal times.

He also lauded the team for reaching the far flung and interior Champang HQ areas with its health care services, to cater and provide health care and medical assistance to the general public. He appreciated the team especially for providing services to people living with disabilities, the aged and economically challenged villagers who find it difficult to go outside for health and medical attention, despite the concerned Medical department’s best efforts to provide holistic health care towards the area.

Stressing that Bhandari is one of the most important sub-divisions of Wokha district with large geographical area, hot climatic conditions and with high number of villages and population, owing to which, some villages remain difficult to reach and access to, the DC appealed CMO Wokha, who was present in the camp, to continue provide health care machinery to the areas with focused priority.

He also stated that, Champang vicinity, being Dengue and Malaria prone area, community members should learn and avail the health care facilities given to them at their doorstep such as the present medical camp.

DC & Chairman IRCS, also urged CMO Wokha, to carry out Beneficiaries Identification System (BIS) drive pertaining to Chief Minister Health Insurance Scheme (CMHIS) in order to benefit the people at the grass root level.

Dr. Zumomo Ovung, Secretary, IRCS Wokha Branch, who led the team thanked Deputy Commissioner & Chairman, for his support, encouragement and presence in the process of availing medical and health care services to the needful netizens.

In the programme, Chairman, Champang Village Council stated that the area is in need of at least one stationed doctor and requested the Medical Department to do the necessity at the earliest.

Doctors and para-medical staff from CMO Wokha head quarter and CHC Bhandari assisted in the one day Medical Camp whereby more than 150 health care and medical beneficiaries were given free health checkup and provided free medicine and medical facilities.

In the programme health care and livelihood relief materials were given to old and aged persons, People living with disabilities and to some other selected beneficiaries.

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