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February 17, 2019

Public Health Department provides healthcare services at IDP camps in Pauktaw Township

A nurse administers medical treatment to a child Photo : Min Htet.

Department of Public Health, in collaboration with Pauktaw Township Public Health Department, provided healthcare services to the people at IDP Camps in Pauktaw Township, Rakhine State on 5 February.
For the first day, the healthcare team led by head of Rakhine State Public Health Department Dr. Kyi Lwin rendered healthcare services to 174 child patients under 3 years of age and other 51 pregnant women at the Hnet Chaung and the Kyeinni
IDP camps, Pauktaw Township, Rakhine State, where they examined 11 malaria patients, 12 patients who had tested TB disease, 11 patients who took the treatment of dental health, 79 child patients, 43 pregnant women and other 197 people sharing medial knowledge. As an effort to provide the healthcare services for the first time, arrangements had been made to provide the medical treatments to 600 people, who were from the Hnet Chaung and the Kyeinni IDP camps, until 7 February. Similar healthcare services would be rendered in March and May, it was learnt.

 

— Maung Sein Lwin (Myanma Alin) (Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)

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