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  • Thursday, March, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 12:52:35
  • By Preetam BC

    Kokrajhar : An awareness programme on “Anti social elements and Superstitious Beliefs- cum- Free Health Camp” organised by the The People’s Aid in collaboration with District Health Society, NHM, Chirang, in remote 2 No. Kagrabari Hathai (Bazar), Dadgiri area in Chirang district along the Indo-Bhutan border today.

    Dr. Digendra Ramchiary, Joint Director, Health Services, Chirang inaugurated the programme and delivered his valuable speech on various health issues and its preventative measures.

    Dr Gondeswar Hajong, Dr Saurav Dhar, Dr Dwarpeyar Chakraborty, Dr Abdul Motaleb Ali and the Para-medical employees of the District Health Society, NHM, Chirang attended the health camp and served the patients.   Over 400 patients hailing from 26 villages of Dadgiri area availed the medical check-up and free medicine  distributed to them according to their illness.

    Three member delegations comprising Dr Tenzin Wandi, Entomologist, Dr Pema Dorji, Malaria Technician and Dr. Yesey Dorji, Malaria Technician from Bhutan Health Services Dept.  also attended in the programme and they shared their experiences on various health issues. The delegates promised to co-operate to tackle various health issues in Dadgiri  and other border areas.

    The programme was  led by  Nava Kumar Basumatary, President of The People’s Aid and  Maneswar Daimary, adviser, Dr Chithum Basumatary, Secretary and the members of The People’s Aid along with  Kamal Basumatary, President, Dadgiri Unit ABSU, Dr. Ranjit Moupia, SDMO,  Rabin Ch Boro, AMO, and  Mozammal Hoque Choudhury, DVDC of Chirang Health department were also present in the said program.

    The main objectives of the awareness cum health camp were to enable the local people in remote areas to get health check-ups and to make the people of remote Dadgiri area aware about the anti-social elements and superstitious beliefs.