Month-long free medical & flood relief camps conclude


IMPHAL, September 10: With the 7th Camp held at Wangjing Hodamba assisted by United Progressive Sporting Club on September 9, SKY Group of Hospitals, Manipur concluded the month long free medical and flood relief camps for people living along the course of Wangjing River which caused devastated flood recently.

These camps were conducted on request from the local clubs and public. The other six camps were held at Wangjing Heitupokpi assisted by Wanjing Heitupokpi United Progressive Union and Palli Bazar, Thoubal Sangaiyumpham assisted by Muslim Student Development Organizations on August 7, Wangjing Sokhai Leikai assisted by Youth Volunteer Association and Lamding Model School assisted by Enhancement Education Organization, Lamding on August 13, 2015, SSA School, Lamding Yelang Leikai assisted by Social and Cultural Association, Lamding on August 23 and Khangabok Part 3 assisted by Rising Union Club on September 2.

Altogether 1,953 patients were seen and free medicines were also distributed to them. In addition 1,222 families were provided with 3,000 kg of rice, 550 kg of dal, 22,000 litre of drinking water, 150 kg of cooking salt and 1,000 chlorine tablets.

Dr Lairikyengbam Shyamkishore, Chairman of SKY Group of Hospitals, who personally supervised these camps, asserted that he will continue providing such free medical and relief camps in other areas of the State on request from local clubs / NGO or public under the Corporate Social Responsiblity (CSR) of the hospital.


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