Manipur health minister L Jayantakumar Singh on Saturday launched the campaign for ‘Ayush Treatment Intervention in fighting of COVID-19’ in the State.
The objective of the move is to boost the immune system of the people, said minister Singh while speaking at the event held at Pishumthong Community Hall in Imphal.
In his speech the minister appealed to take self precautions to contain this pandemic adding that maintaining health hygiene is very necessary.
Above all increasing the immune system by taking good food and food supplements and physical exercises will also help to protect ourselves from this viral disease, he said.
This needs to be preferred by both symptomatic and asymptomatic people, he added.
Ayurvedic immune booster products, such as Ayush immune Plus, Ars, Album-30, Chyawanprash etc along with face masks and hand sanitizers were distributed to the representatives of the local clubs as a part of the inaugural occasion.
The campaign aimed to cover the maximum areas of the State was attended by director, Department of AYUSH, Manipur Dr Y Lukhoi Singh, member secretary, National Ayush Mission, Manipur, Dr A Guneshore Sharma, social worker Arunapriya, president Yaifa lamjing Lup, L Haridash Singh and others.
Representatives from eight clubs and organizations in Keishamthong Assembly constituency in Manipur’s Imphal West district attended the inaugural function.