Unique initiative by IMA in Mangalore

Addressing a press meet here, President Dr K Mohandas Bhandary said “a programme of awareness, health and locality will be started. On one Sunday in a month at 6 pm, I will visit a house in a particular locality and stay in that house whole night.”
He said that he will interact with the people of the locality on the drinking water facilities, toilets, drainage system, disposal of wastes, use of spray for mosquitoes and so on.
If there is any loopholes in the system, it will be reported to the health officers, District Health Officer (DHO) to take action.

Dr Bhandary said awareness on health, precautionary measures to be taken to prevent the outbreak of diseases, immunisation programmes will be held on the occasion.
At the same time, information will be provided on honourarium for senior citizens, widow pension, facilities available for pregnant women belonging to BPL families, facilities available at government hospitals, Yashaswini scheme, arogya suraksha will be provided to the local residents.

Such programmes will be organised at Bengare, Jappinamogaru, Pandeshwar, Maroli, Thokkottu, Katipalla, Gowrimutt road.

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