June 21, 2024


Health is important

NOHPN organises dental health camps in Kohima, Longleng

Countrywide Oral Overall health Programme Nagaland (NOHPN) organised a free dental health camp on the theme “oral health for healthful life” at Kidima Village Council hall on Friday.
Speaking on the concept, director, dental Wellbeing & Spouse and children Welfare (H&FW), Dr. Theyiephrezo Khimiao stated oral health and fitness meant trying to keep one’s mouth cleanse and healthy and that fantastic oral hygiene was needed for avoidance of dental difficulties.
Dr. Khimiao pressured on preventive areas and urged upon the individuals to make use of the expert services introduced to them.
Meanwhile, in a shorter speech, Kidima chairman, Zakito Thol acknowledged the overall health officers for their initiative.
The programme was chaired by dental surgeon, CHC Viswema, Dr Savi Naleo, invocation by Pastor, Tepewhekho Thokhwe and vote of many thanks was proposed by district oral health and fitness officer, Dr. Arenla Walling.
Entirely, 164 people ended up screened in the absolutely free oral camp with 35 typical individuals, 47 underneath extraction, 64 underneath restoration (long lasting and short-term) alongside with 30 other beneficiaries.
A staff of 9 physicians were at the camp along with a social employee, Achila Walling who sensitised the individuals on the unwell outcomes of tobacco and spoke on nicotine replacement remedy.
Longleng: NOHPN organised a dental overall health camp on June 23, at Main Health Centre (PHC), Bura Namsang, Longleng district.
In a press release, district media officer, K Mongsen Phom informed that in his keynote address, District Hospital Longleng, dental specialist, Dr. Bongau Phom highlighted the significance of oral cleanliness and how sustaining oral hygiene by brushing 2 times day by day and having care of the enamel could protect against oral problems’ these types of as tooth decay, gingivitis, lousy breath, periodontal disorders etc.
He emphasised on the damaging effects of tobacco and how it results in precancerous and cancerous conditions of the oral cavity.
Further more, Dr. Phom inspired the community to quit chewing tobacco and smoking cigarettes in order to live a extensive and healthy lifestyle.
The dental well being camp was carried out by Dr. Lemshikala and Dr. Bongau Phom.
Previously, welcome speech was shipped by professional medical PHC Bura Namsang, Dr. Mongmei though the programme was inaugurated by prayer from Bura Namsang Baptist Church pastor, Hamchong.
Entirely, 74 patients availed the dental well being expert services.

Dentists attending to the sufferers at the camp on Friday. (NP)