Shompens treated at PHC Campbell Bay

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15 Jul 2017

A group of around 13 Shompens received medication for pocks and itches at the Primary Health Centre, Campbell Bay. According to reports, the tribes approached the health centre with the symptoms after consuming certain wild fruits. Doctors of the Health Centre examined them and administered necessary medicines after which they were discharged from the hospital.
Another four member group of the Shompen tribe from the North South Road settlement arrived at the Shompen Sarai here on Friday. They were provided with rice, pulses, salt and match boxes by the AAJVS authorities. The group departed for their respective settlement after being dropped in a vehicle closer to their homes, according to information.