Free mobile health camp in Siraha flood-hit areas

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Lahan, August 17, 2017: The District Public Health Office (DPHO), Siraha has conducted a three-day free mobile health camp for the flood-survivors in various worst-hit places across the district.

According to the DPHO, Siraha Chief Dr Chumanlal Das, the medical team from Dhulikhel Hospital targeted Itari Prashahi at Kalyanpur Municipality-3 in the district as there were a huge number of flood-victims in need of medical care.

As many as 248 flood-survivors from the locality were benefited from the medical examinations conducted from August 14-16.

The Dhulikhel Hospital team also handed over the relief materials including utensils and clothes to the Kalyanpur Municipality to facilitate its distribution to the needy ones in the affected areas.

Meanwhile, another medical team conducted health checkups of 29 flood-victims at Karjanha Rural Municipality -2 in the district. Mobile health camp was also organized at Mushahar Basti of Lahan Municipality-1, Gautari of Karjanha Rural Municipality and at Aurahi and Mirchaiya municipalities among other places ravaged by flood, according to DPHO, Siraha.

Medical examinations of jaundice, diarrhea, fever, cough, common cold and nausea among other infections and ailments were conducted.

Medicines were also distributed free to help cure the infection and ailments as well as to prevent the outbreak of epidemic.

Water purifying drops and materials were also distributed to as many as 76 households at Itari Prashahi in the district.

(The photograph in this article has been used for a representative purpose.)

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