ITANAGAR: The Arunachal Pradesh health department on Tuesday organized a health mela at Primary Health Centre (PHC) Chimpu near here, with the aim to bring various services provided by the department in a single platform for the convenience of the denizens.
The health mela was organized under the supervision of Capital Complex district medical officer (DMO) Dr Mandip Perme. Various services like cataract screening, health ID card registration, PMJAY/ CMAAY card issue, blood donation camp, registration for organ donation, tele consultation, NCD screening, family planning awareness and MPC, were provided during the day-long event.
A total of 390 beneficiaries were benefited in the camp through various services, including 73 in NCD, 51 in health ID generation, 14 in blood donation, 30 Ayush patients, 51 in Cataract screening along with receiving 35 numbers of forms under PMJAY and 17 for enrolment and card generation under CMAAY. Chimpu Gram Panchayat Chairperson (GPC) Nabam Yajo inaugurated the mela and urged the residents of the area in particular and Itanagar in general to take benefit from the camp.
DMO Perme informed that the health mela was organised as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. He said another mela for Naharlagun block would be conducted on April 21 at UPHC Karsingsa. He appealed to the denizens of the state capital to come forward and avail various services provided during the mela.
Capital DC Talo Potom has also appealed the denizens to take part in the mela which would be held on April 21.
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