Ayushman Bharat Pakhwada launched in Senapati
SENAPATI, 16th Sep: District Health Society (DHS), Senapati launched the fortnight-long observance of Ayushman Bharat Pakhwada by organising a walkathon from the Senapati town traffic point on Monday after its nationwide launch on Sunday was postponed for the district.
The inaugural function was attended by DC (Senapati) Somorjit Salam, and CMO Senapati Dr H Loli Mao as chief guest and president respectively.
The walkathon, which culminated at Senapati toll gate was participated by staff of the medical department of the district. CMHT & PMJAY district coordinator Linus briefed about the health schemes at the beginning of the programme. District leprosy officer Dr Pfokreho Pfoze also spoke on leprosy diseases and its treatment options.
NCD Senapati district nodal officer Dr Sumpi Percy delivered lecture on non-communicable diseases while district TB officer Dr Muanching dissected on TB.
CMO Dr H Loli Mao highlighted the benefits of CMHT and PMJAY programmes and said that free health check-up and awareness programmes would be organised at different parts of the district during the fortnight-long observance.