Port Blair, Mar 19: The District Administration through its District Health Society (SA) under National Health Mission in coordination with Directorate of Health Services has organized Mini RCH Camp at Namunaghar Panchayat hall today on 19th March 2018. Smti. Preethima Kumari Tirkey, Pradhan Gram Panchayat Namunagar inaugurated the camp along with Mr. B. Nagendra, District Programme Manager, District Health Society (SA) and Dr. Rooby Thomas, Medical Officer, In-charge PHC Tushnabad. Further, Pradhan asked the gathering to avail the special health care services. She also thanked the District Administration and DHS for organizing such camp for benefit of villagers.
Earlier, District Programme Manager, District Health Society (SA) informed that in order to provide Reproductive & Child Health care services in the doorsteps of the community level DHS (SA) is being conducting the Mini RCH camp regularly. Further, he also informed that similar type of camp will be organized at PHC Hutbay on 22nd March, 2018.
All together 62 patients were screened and provided the medicines to them in the camp itself, in which Dr. Kusum Kunwar, Gynaecologist has screened 12 antenatal cases, Dr. Neelam Nath, Pediatrician & Neonatologist, CMO, CHS (MoHFW) has screened 15 children and 35 other general cases screened by Dr. S. A. Ganesh, Associate Professor, MD Community Medicine, ANIIMS.