Khonsa 27thJuly, 2020 : Tirap Deputy Commissioner  Bhanu Prabha, IAS on 27th July, 2020 inaugurated  TrueNat laboratory at General Hospital, Khonsa in presence of DMO Dr. Koblem Mossang, Dr Yatu Ghee, Pathologis, I/C TruNat lab. Dr W. Shin, DSO, Dr. Nidak Angu, DRCHO, Dr. K. Socia, Medical Superintendent, other doctors, Nursing fraternity, laboratory technician and staffs of General Hospital, Khonsa.

While inaugurating the “TrueNat Machine” – DC Tirap Bhanu Prabha, IAS congratulated the Frontline Health workers in particular and the people of Tirap as a whole for having long cherished TrueNat Laboratory for screening test of returnees/inmates in Tirap district.

DC informed that  from today onwards the screening test of inmates/returnees for Covid-19 will be done here at General Hospital, Khonsa itself, she lauded  the team of Health warriors headed by DMO Dr. Koblem Mossang and her team for the untiring efforts in containing the Covid-19 Pandemic from the day one. Besides, DC Tirap repeatedly appealed the denizens of Tirap District to abide by standard operating procedure (SOP) 1. Stay indoor  2. Do not go out unnecessary  3. Use masks in public places  4. Keep social distancing  5. Use hand sanitizers  6. Do not spit in public places  7. Avoid partying and gatherings.

In her speech Dr. Koblem Mossang, DMO, Khonsa appreciated DC Tirap Smti Bhanu Prabha, for her continuous support towards health department of Tirap in bringing all required facility available at General Hospital, Khonsa, she added that same spirit  is expecting from District Administration in the days to come. On the occasion, DMO also praised Tirap police led by SP Kardak Riba for their untiring efforts been carried out  in fighting against pandemic Covid-19.

Earlier, Dr Yatu Ghee, I/c. Pathologist demonstrated the functioning of the TrueNat machine during the inaugural function.