Free health camp cum screening held


IMPHAL, Apr 30
A one day health camp cum viral Hepatitis C free treatment & HIV-TB screening was organised at the rehab centre of HOPE Ministry Rehabilitation Centre Mantripukhri Lamlongei Nagaching Imphal East today.
21 individuals were screened for HIV, Hep C & TB, out of which 12 were found positive for Hep C.
A statement of HOPE Ministry Rehabilitation Centre stated that Hepatitis C is rather a concerned issue among PWID.
It appealed all community members to come for free treatment/services as it is available in the State.
Later, a group discussion participated by the inmates and experts on Hep B, C was also held and discussion the right approach and process of treatment.
Meanwhile, a health camp for the inmates was also organised and medicines were provided for free of cost.