The five-day Free Medical Health Camp held at different parts of Manipur under the aegis of National Medicos Organisation, Manipur in collaboration with Seva Bharati, Manipur came to end on Friday.
Prof Aday Prasad Pandy, Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University, Rajen Singh of Seva Bharti and Prof Th Bhimo Singh, former head of department of Medicine, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) attended the day’s valedictory function at the mini auditorium of RIMS.
The function commenced with a floral tribute to Bharat Mata and Swami Vivekananda followed by welcome note by Prof Th Naranbabu Singh, head of department of Anatomy, RIMS.
In his speech, VC Prof Pandey of Manipur University cited the ideology of ‘Nar Seva is Narayan Seva’ and said philanthropic services to society amounts to servicing ourselves.
Doctors are treated next to God said the professor while elaborating integral values of doctors.
Their devotion to the service of poor, needy and patients is the essence of the noble cause which they can only fulfil in the society, he said.
In his keynote, Prof Bishembar Singh touched upon the history of the organization and its main aims and objectives ‘Dhanvantari Seva Yatra’.
He stated that the goal of the 15 years old organization is ‘Health for All’, to give medical assistance to remote areas of villages every year. The main objective of the organization is ‘Swastha Seva Rastra Seva’ and the activities of these camps are looked after by the Seva Kendra, he added.
Meanwhile in his presidential address Dr Bhimo said that the aim of the NMO free health programme is to create awareness about health with special emphasis to rural areas.
Around 1247 patients were examined in the medical health camp with coverage of 18 per cent children in hill areas and 48 per cent of children in valley areas and total 63 doctors were engaged in six parameters.