The People’s Aid, in collaboration with National Health Mission (NHM), Kokrajhar, organised a ‘Mega Health Mela and Awareness meeting on Education’ at Laimuti Playground in Kokrajhar district of Assam on Friday.
The health camp was attended by as many as 1412 patients hailing from 24 villages of Laimuti area who had underwent health check up.
The programme was inaugurated by Dr Jahangir Ahmed, joint director of BTC Health Services.
Uttam Kr Brahma gave his inaugural speech. Lawrence Islary, general secretary of ABSU graced the programme as chief guest and delivered his speech on fundamental rights on health, education and other basic human needs.
Dr Ushad Ullah, additional CMNHO also gave his valuable speech on health issues faced by rural population.
Dr Diganta Boro, ONG, Dr Sukleswar Boro, paediatric, Dr P Pathar, dentist, Dr Bimal Medhi, ENT, Dr Suchma Brahma, eye specialist and Dr Mihir Kr Basumatary, former joint director of BTC Health Services served the programme as medical staff in facilitating the patients to have their health checked up.
The programme was being led by Nava Kumar Basumatary, president of The People’s Aid as chairperson and as host organization its adviser Maneswar Daimary and its founding members Bhabesh Basumatary and Mahar Swrang Borgoyary were also present in the programme.