2-Day District Level Health Mela Organized at Nehru Stadium

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  • Two day health fair organized in Indore.
  • The objective of the fair is to increase awareness for the prevention of various communicable and non-communicable diseases.
  • Departments like AYUSH, sports, women and child welfare other than the health department have also set up stalls.

Indore: The two-day health mela organized by the district administration and the health department continued for the second day in Indore at the Nehru Stadium. The mela is being organized as a part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ has recorded a huge footfall on the first day.

The primary objective of the mela is to increase awareness for the prevention of various communicable and non-communicable diseases, motivating beneficiaries through innovative mass media and mid-media activities to make positive health behaviour changes, providing screening for early diagnosis, basic health care services, including referrals, and others.

Apart from the health department, youth affairs and sports, AYUSH, school education, women and child development, culture, information and broadcasting, Panchayati Raj institutions and urban development, state health authority, food and drug administration and several other departments have set up stalls.

‘Various stalls will be put up at the fair where physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, eye specialists and gynaecologists will provide free health check-up to people. We’ll also focus on making digital health cards of the maximum number of people at the camp under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission’ — Dr BS Saitya , chief medical and health officer

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