Thoubal: The Block Health Mela which is organised in different parts of the state under first 100 days action plan and in commemoration of 75 years of India’s Independence is being held in different Blocks of Thoubal District also.
The District Administration Thoubal along with District Health Society, Thoubal organised Block Health Mela Friday at Ibudhou Tangjeng Ningthou Laikol Kiyam Siphai under Thoubal Block, the third mela in the District.
Thoubal Municipal Council Chairperson Th.Syamo was the Chief Guest of the function. CMO Thoubal Dr. Y Nokul Singh and Medical Superintendent Dr. Th Memcha and Th. Suranjoy Singh DPO, ICDS graced the function as President and Guest of Honour.
As part of the mela around 25 stalls including NYK, Food & Safety and ICDS were opened for the public. During the mela awarness were given to the public about various health programs and prevention of communicable and non communicable diseases.
Facilities like testing, distribution of medicine and kits were done at the site of mela. CMHT and Ayushman card were also prepared for the eligible person as part of Block Health mela.
ASHAs and Anganwadi workers also played an important part in the mela.
As part of the mela District Food safety Officer Thoubal deployed mobile Food Testing Vans, set up stall for generating awareness on “Eat Right Movement” in India.
The department also deputed staff for demonstrations of food safety testing and educate people about eat right campaign.