A mega dental health camp was conducted in Satso Bigha char of Bongaigaon district of Assam on Thursday.
The camp was organized by National Oral Health Programme (NOHP) on the occasion of second anniversary of dental service in boat clinic.
In the awareness programme of the camp, Dr Rubi Kataki, state nodal officer, NOHP elaborated on various aspects of National Oral Health Programme. She also emphasized on prevention of tobacco and related products among teenagers.
Dr Debashree Choudhury, district oral health officer, Bongaigaon and Dr Rupam Choudhury, visiting dental surgeon to boat clinic also elaborated on various aspects of oral health.
Since 2017, the dental unit of the boat clinic have served more than 2500 mostly deprived patients of these char areas of Bongaigaon through the initiative of Dr Rupam Choudhury.
Recently along with the entire State, the boat clinic dental service also received new dimention through the active initiative of Dr Rubi Kataki, state nodal officer, NOHP.
Dr Gautam Adhikary, dental surgeon from Boitamari model hospital and Dr Jahnobi Konowar, dental surgeon, Manikpur BPHC and Dr Pragyan Das also offered service in the camp which was attended by more than 300 people.
The entire programme was coordinated by Mojnur Hussain Mondal, district programme officer, Bongaigaon Boat Clinic.