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As part of Army’s continued endevour towards ensuring better health care in remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh, a medical camp was organized by Spear Head Division at Motum near Sigar Military Station on Sunday.

The camp catered for the kind of medical problems faced by local population and also to bridge the paucity of health services in the area.

The response was overwhelming and over 667 people of the district predominantly from the villages of Sigar, Motum, Railing and Mebo of East Siang District benefited from the Medical Camp.

A team of well qualified doctors from the Indian Army consisting of four medical officers and a dental officer and two medical officers from district hospital actively participated and provided their services. Free medicines were also distributed during the camp.

“To create deeper understanding of personal health, a lecture on seasonal diseases and precautions to be taken was also conducted by the team of Army doctors. On conclusion of the event, the district administration and local village heads expressed their deep appreciation to the Indian Army for organizing the camp,” Defense spokesperson Colonel C Konwar said.

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: babs8oct@gmail.com

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