Mega Health expo gets underway at Dentam


Gyalshing, 01 Dec (IPR): A two-day District Level Mega Health Campaign began here at Dentam Stadium, inaugurated by Dr AD Subba, Advisor, Health Department, accompanied by UD&HD Minister, NK Subba, who also happens to be the area MLA.

Dr. Subba, in his address, urged that the opportunity provided to the people of Dentam be utilized to the full extent.

He also applauded the organizers for the effort to support the vision of the Chief Minister for a healthy Sikkim. He also thanked the the various health agencies for the in-percentage offers provided for the camp and also for further necessary treatment.

The area MLA, in turn, highlighted that the scale of the health expo made it ideal not just for the people of Dentam for people from all over West district.

He also spoke about the various government schemes extending essential assistance for health related issues and further informed about the special day, 11 December, when senior citizens over the age of 60 will be offered treatment and necessary consultation.

Along with the Health Expo, the event also included a program on consumer awareness by the Legal Metrology Unit and Consumer Protection Cell where people were informed about the various free of cost judicial assistance available to them.