SILCHAR, Feb 27: In a bid to provide specialised medical service at the doorstep of the people, a health mela was organised at Didarkush Suresh Sahu High School at Bhuvan Valley Tea Garden on Thursday.
Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli inaugurated the multi-speciality health mela in the presence of Dr SJ Das, Joint Director of Health Services and various other doctors and officials of the Health Department.
A total of 935 patients attended the camp. Speaking on the occasion, Jalli emphasised on the need for proper health seeking behaviour of the community. She pointed out that there have been instances when people of Bhuvan Valley area showed reluctance to visit health facilities. Even the severely anaemic patients are reluctant to receive blood transfusion at Silchar Medical College and Hospital.
Keeping in view the hard reality, doctors of Gynaecology, Childcare, Skin, Eye, ENT, Dental, Psychiatry, Medicine departments were invited for rendering medical assistance to the patients. Pathological tests and ECG facilities are also included. The DC also emphasised on preventive part of the disease and urged the students to maintain proper hygiene.