IMPHAL, Nov 24: 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) organised a medical cum lecture on AIDS awareness camp for the people of Sita and nearby villages on Nov 22.
According to a PRO release, more than 120 villagers benefited from the camp. Medical officer of the unit delivered a lecture and villagers were educated about various diseases including HIV/AIDS, Dental problems, malaria and precautionary measures, it further added.
Similarly, medical officers of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) and Public Health Centre, Pallel jointly organised a Measles vaccination camp on Nov 23.More than 110 between the age group of 9 months to 10 years were vaccinated, the release added.
In another occasion, medical team of 12 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) organized a immunization camp for children against Measles and a lecture on the care during motherhood at Chassad on Nov 23, it further added.
The release has also added that a total of 140 children between the age group of 3-10 years from Chassad and the neighboring villages were administered Measles vaccine and 50 women attended the lecture.