Assam Rifles Felicitated the COVID Warriors

Tamenglong, 19 Feb: The COVID WARRIORS worked hand in hand in spreading the awareness & fighting the deadly COVID 19. These warriors have worked selflessly to save the humanity. With nation wide rollout of the COVID vaccination drive, these warriors are reaching out to all sections of the society to spread the message about vaccination & it’s effects. In its efforts to reach out to the society along with these warriors, 44 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 22 Sect AR/ IGAR (EAST) in an unique way felicitated these COVID WARRIORS at Tamenglong. Since 16 Jan COVID-19 vaccination drive has been launched in the state of Manipur. It’s prerequisite for the doctors, nursing and other medical staff to be thoroughly aware of the procedures and peculiarities of this vaccination drive. On the sidelines of this function the District Health Society, Tamenglong organised a training session for the medical staff of 44 Assam Rifles in Tamenglong on Friday.

The soldiers, being front line workers, are required to be vaccinated timely so that they can discharge their duty well without any risk to their health as well as the without endangering the lives of local populace, especially children and the elders of the society.

The interactive and practice session conducted by Dr. Sunil Kamei, DIO Tamenglong and his team of four doctors enabled the para medical staff of the unit to conduct vaccination at the unit hospital as well as at the remote outposts. The CMO and medical team of 44 Assam Rifles felt much more confident in handling and carrying out of vaccination drive for the unit in times to come. Speaking on this occasion the Commandant 44 Assam Rifles thanked Dr Chambo Gonmei, CMO Tamenglong and his medical team for the enriching session and assured them to work hand in hand with them to battle the deadly pandemic till the time it is not fully eradicated from society.

He also highlighted various awareness campaigns being undertaken by unit troops in various parts of the district. The troops through posters, banners, plays, interactive sessions, consultative meetings and medical camps are engaged in awareness against COVID 19. An interactive session with these COVID WARRIORS highlighted various issues related to the ongoing vaccination drive in the society. The trained manpower of the unit shall further spread the message about vaccination drive in the remote villages of the district. The military band played various martial tunes in honour of these COVID WARRIORS expressing their gratitude towards them. Certainly the bond of friendship and serving humanity shall further strengthen through such events and boost the morale of these silent warriors serving the humanity at large.

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