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NGO organise health awareness camp

Pragati, a leading NGO of Sivasagar District based in Nazira has been working in issues related to socio-economic development of this area in the past several years. They organize several health awareness camps in different remote areas of the district.

Recently they have started a primary health care and nursing training program called “Medicare Training Institute” at Sapekhati, where 50 girls participated.

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