Many benefit from ‘Rotary Mega Health Camp’ at Haipi

CORRESPONDENT
KANGPOKPI, 6th Oct: Hundreds of people from Haipi village and its adjoining areas in Kangpokpi district availed the medical facilities provided during ‘Rotary Mega Health Camp’ organised by Rotary Club of Imphal, at Haipi village on Sunday.
One of the most successful and largest free health camps ever organised so far in the district, Rotary Mega Health Camp was supported by Babina Diagnostics, Shija Hospitals & Research Institute (SHRI), JNIMS, RIMS, Dental College RIMS, Mother’s Care Children Hospital & Research Centre, Department of Medical and Health Services and Central Representative Unit (CRU).
More than one thousand villagers were given free health check-up during the camp. Healthcare services such as free diabetes screening, mobile dental clinic, portable ECG, Ultrasound, etc., were also provided to the patients apart from distributing medicines worth around Rs 5 lakh free of cost. Doctors in different specialisations such as orthopaedics, gynaecology, paediatrics, dental, and medicine extended their service during the health camp apart from staffers of various other departments such as Surgery, Ophthalmology (Eye), ENT, Dermatology (Skin), Psychiatry, Ultra Sonography (USG), ECG, Babina Team (Clinical & ECG) and Pharmacy who assisted in the conduct of the camp. The Rotary Mega Health Camp at Haipi kicked off after a formal programme which was attended by NPP president Thangminlen Kipgen, Department of Horticulture and Soil Conservation director K Kipgen, and Haipi village chief Goulien Kipgen, whose family presented gift to Rotary Club of Imphal as token of gratitude.
Rotary Club of Imphal (RCI) president W Rabichandra while addressing media persons on the sidelines of the mega health camp said that the health camp was organised under RCI annual community project and it is the first and one of the largest health camps organised for the current year. He continued that the club’s motive is ‘Health for all, especially women and children’ and it is their aim to reach out to far-flung and interior villages where medical facilities are limited.
The RCI president also thanked all the supporters for their service during the camp.
Meanwhile, Haipi village chief Goulien Kipgen expressed his heartfelt gratitude to RCI for organising such a mega health camp at Haipi saying that it was one of the first and most successful health camps ever conducted in the village.
He also conveyed his sincere gratitude to all the departments that supported RCI in the mega health camp as well as the 38 Assam Rifles and others for their assistance.


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