Mangalore: The Dakshina Kannada District AYUSH Department and 'Grameena Koota' institution jointly disbursed immunization drugs, masks, and sanitizers to journalists on Monday, June 15.
The programme was organised at Patrika Bhavan. After distributing immunization drugs, masks, and sanitizers to journalists, Mangaluru South MLA D Vedavyas Kamath said, "Ayush department has done a commendable job by distributing immunization drugs to the corona warriors. As journalists' job is to educating the public and creating awareness, they need to go to various places and need to meet many people. Hence, they need to take a lot of precautionary measures upon their health factors. Ayush department has done the right job by distributing immunization drugs to them."
District Ayush officer Dr. Mohammed Iqbal said, "Ayush department has been distributing immunization drugs to over 50,000 people who are working in connection with preventing the spread of COVID-19. The department also disbursed immunization drugs to KSRTC staff. We are giving preference to elderly people and those who are from a poor financial background. If anybody wants immunization drugs, they can approach Ayush Hospital at Hat Hill or in any Ayush hospitals in the district," he informed.
DK District Working Journalists Association President Srinivasa Nayak Indaje, Dr. Shobharani, and Dr. Sahana from Ayush department were present. Senior journalist Mohammed Arif Padubidri compered the programme.
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