490 Myanmar-border residents offered medical treatments
Imphal: A total of 490 tribal villagers, including women and children, living along the India-Myanmar border in Manipur on Monday got the benefit of medical camps organized by the Assam Rifles at various places along the border.
Shangshak Battalion and Tengnoupal Battalion of Assam Rifles (South) organized medical camps at Pushing village in Kamjong district and Sita village in Tengnoupal district on Monday.
A total of 248 villagers (71 men, 104 women and 73 children) of Pushing and nearby areas were examined and provided medicines in the camp organized in Pushing village.
The camp at village Sita proved beneficial for 242 villagers (including women and children) who were diagnosed and provided medical advice and medicines for common ailments during the camp.
A statement by the Assam Rifles said that tribals living in remote areas do not have access to any medical facilities in the surrounding areas and are located far away from the district headquarters, where basic medical facilities are available , so the camps were organized.
As part of the camps, lectures were also given to educate the villagers about child diseases during winter and how to prevent them.
The camps are aimed at providing a real step towards meeting the basic health care needs of the villagers to enhance mutual trust and maintain peace and harmony in the region, the statement said.
490 myanmar-border residents offered medical treatments
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