Over 500 screened for Hepatitis-B

BOMDILA, Jun 10: A two-day free camp on Hepatitis-B test for the people of West Kameng district concluded at the indoor multi sports complex here today.

Organized by the All Arunachal Pradesh Labour Union (AAPLU), West Kameng unit and the All Arunachal Pradesh Chemist & Druggist Association (AAPCDA), Bomdila unit, it aimed at creating awareness among the people, especially the children and the rural populace on the dread of the disease.

While inaugurating the camp, ADC P Sora lauded the efforts put in by the organizations and opined that such noble venture should be taken at the doorsteps of the people in the far-flung areas of the district lacking in health facilities.

To facilitate the benefits to the poor and the needy, we need to reach out to them, he said. As many as 565 people were screened in the two days camp. (DIPRO)

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