IMPHAL: As a routine programme jointly organised by the People’s Task Force Covid-19, Indian Red Cross Society, Manipur State Branch, Indian Medical Association and Association for Health Care Providers of India an awareness programme on Covid-19 were conducted at various villages and localities.
PTFC-19, in press release issued by its publicity and propaganda in charge M. Angamba Meitei stated that the awareness programme was held at the Kongpal Lai Hiden with the collaboration of the Industrial Students Association at the Kongpal Lai Hiden with the presence of Ch.Sarat and M.Bochou, secretary IRCS Manipur State Branch Dr R K Nimai, Chairman IRCS I/E Branch Narendra Ningomba, co-convenor PTFC 19 N.Bimol as a presidium and resource person of the programme.
The programme was held at Youth Club Brahamapur under the collaboration of the Y.C.B Brahmapur Aribam Leikai which was attended by the secretary AHPI Dr James Elangbam, President YCB A. Ruhinikumar Sharma, secretary IRCS Manipur state Branch D.R.K Nimai, Deputy director of Health Directorate Dr R K Rosie and senior member of YCB Gurumayum Priyobarta in a sit of the presidium and resource person of the programme, he added.
Further, the awareness programmes which were held at the Loitang khunou Community Hall and Kadangban Community Hall with collaboration of the Loitang Khunou Youth Club, All Manipur Nupi Marup Loitang Khunou Branch and Naharol Yaipha Thouni were attended by Chairman IRCS Manipur State Branch, Dr.Y.Mohen, secretary IRCS I/W Brach Dr.O.Ratan, convenor PTFC-19 B.K.Moirangcha, anesthesiology Dr. Monika Thokchom and advisor SNYTK Irengbam Tomba as a resource person and presidium of the programme.
Speakers emphasized the need for the participation of every family and member of the society by taking up the responsibilities of testing for Covid-19 whenever flu symptoms seem to appear. They also mentioned that the concern government should also make clear the steps which were to be taken up at this juncture when as many as 100 to 150 individuals without any travel history were turning out to be positive per day.
However, it was appealed to every concerned individual in the state to understand the basic responsibilities that have to be owned on their parts for preventing Covid-19 pandemic from community transmission within the state, it added.
Hence, it is very much necessary to follow the protocols and SOP being given by the concern department and ensured that the people of the localities and villages wear face mask compulsorily and also to avoid social gathering in order to fight back the pandemic successfully in the stat. The People’s Task Force on Covid-19 assured that such awareness programme will further continue to be organized in the future.