21 Nov 21- A two week long Aarogya Sevak and Sevika training concluded today at Kamkari Village near the Line of Control in Macchal Sector of Kupwara District.
During this training two gents and three ladies were trained in all possible medical emergencies, use of medical equipments and use of CPR as a life saving mechanism. This training is an endeavour on part of the Indian Army to skill equip selected villagers in providing first aid and basic medical treatment to the villagers.
Kamkari village over the last couple of years has witnessed numerous medical projects undertaken by the Army unit including awareness camps, distribution of medical equipments to persons trained to handle medical emergencies, regular medical check up camps and regular visits by Indian Army doctor to all villagers.
During the event the Medical Officer of the Local Army unit also briefed the kids on the importance of first aid, precautions to be taken from common ailments and cold related injuries and also on the use of common medicines to treat it. The cheers on the faces and smiles motivates the Indian Army to continuously come up with innovative projects for the benefit of the locals.