By R. Lester Makang
UKHRUL, December 14: Taking cognizance of the lack of health awareness among Ukhrulites and also taking the opportunity of the festive season to reach out to the larger number of people from the interior parts of the district most of who are currently thronging Ukhrul town for Christmas shopping till the next weekend, the Tangkhul Mayar Ngala Long (TMNL- Tangkhul Youth Council) is organising a Health Awareness cum Free Medical Camp at Ukhrul Town Hall on December 15 (Sunday) at 10 am.
Confirming this in a telephonic conversation, TMNL, speaker, AC Raising told this reporter that they are taking up this camp because people in the district are generally lacking in health awareness.
He further stated that this health programme has been timed to coincide with the festive season when most villagers in thousands are doing their shopping for Christmas here.
“This way we can reach out to greater number of people and provide them with the chance to get benefit from such an important health camp’” he anticipated.
Dr Nelson, MD, director, CHSRC, Ukhrul will be the chief guest of the one day district level health camp.
Among the other doctors and specialists who are expected to take part in the camp include Dr Helena Nongmaithem, Eye specialist, MBA (HCS) OD, Philippines; Dr Lucy Duidang, MO Unit Hospital 6MR, Ukhrul; Dr Jack Shongvah, MBBS, DHA, DFM (RCGP, UK); Dr. Soreingam Kasar, MBBS; Dr Sailemwon, MBBS and Dr Lungshim Makan, nutritionist, iridologist SNHS, UK said the speaker of the Tangkhul Youth Council.