KANGPOKPI: Ahead of the Kuki Black Day observation, Kalbi 40- the forty steps for self-improvement and transformation, a book written by Dr. Vumkhoneh Haokip, MD was released on Saturday at Kuki Inn, Imphal.
The releasing ceremony of the much awaited book was attended by Khaimang Chongloi, President Kuki Inpi Manipur as Chief Guest, Paotinthang Lupheng, President KSO-GHQ as Functional President and Rev. Dr. M. Thongkhosei, General Secretary KBC as Dedication Minister.
Kalbi-40 is a community oriented, self improvement book calling for changes and transformations in our society. It is a must read for every old and young alikes.
The author of the book Dr. Vumkhoneh Haokip is the son of Vumkhothang Haokip and Ngaikhoneng Haokip. He completed MBBS at RIMS, Imphal and finished MD (Public Health and Community Medicine) at AIIMS, New Delhi.
He also completed Diploma in Ultrasonography, Diploma in Diabetes has a certificate in Thyroid Health Training.
He had served as Medical Consultant in UNFPA, Public Health Specialist in Central Health Education Bureau, New Delhi, Deputy Director, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata, Assitant Professor, JNIMS Imphal.
Presently, Dr. Vumkhoneh Haokip is the Chief Medical Officer and Joint Director, Tribal Affairs and Hills Department, Manipur. He is also the founder and Consultant of Samaritan Health Care, New Lambulane.
Some of his famous books are HIV/ADIS, Diabetes and its treatment, Tintong Haokip, Chief of Laijang.
The releasing ceremony was held following strict COVID-19 SOPs.