Following the phenomenal success of the Covid Sahayata Kendras or the CSKs in various states of the country, the state of Assam gets its first Covid Sahayata Kendra inaugurated on 28th August 2021, Saturday at the State Capital Dispensary in the Kamrup Metro Area of Assam. The Covid Sahayata Kendra is a multi-purpose Covid Help Centre that has been established with the aim to promote awareness amid the pandemic as well as assist the government in eradicating the threat of Covid-19 from the state and making Assam Covid resilient.
CINI has reached out to people in different remote areas of the country since the advent of the pandemic and has been active ever since in order to help people fight against this pandemic and emerge healthy and victorious. With the same aim in focus, CINI established its first Covid Sahayata Kendra (CSK) in Assam with the objective to help the people of Assam to fight the pandemic and become Covid resilient. Recent data have unravelled the fact that though the cases of Covid 19 have decreased universally, it is not the same in the case of some parts of Assam. Of the new cases, Kamrup Metropolitan reported the highest at 115 patients, 14 in Golaghat, 33 Jorhat and 32 Moregaon, which shows a steady rate of cases amid the pandemic.
With an increasing number of post-COVID complication cases and resultant deaths, the Assam Government has decided to set up the first post-COVID care hospital in the city. CINI also aligned its activity in the same line through their CSK facility will be addressing the post covid mental health conditions. CINI will be addressing those people with the aim to help develop their mental health as well. Trained expert counsellors of CINI shall be holding sessions at the CSK from time to time in order to diagnose the post-covid mental health conditions of people who are suffering from anxiety, depression, psychological issues, and other mental health concerns.
Dr Lakshmanan, IAS, Mission Director, National Health Mission, Government of Assam said within the next 25 to 30 days Kamrup district will be the first 100% Vaccinated district”
Sujoy Roy said, “We are overwhelmed by the Covid preparedness and prompt response of Kamrup health district officials. The cooperation and assistance on the part of the officials of the State Capital Dispensary and the District Health Department are really praiseworthy. We are extremely optimistic that with the assistance of such efficient hands, we shall be extremely successful in carrying out a lot more work in a very short span of time and succeed in boosting Assam’s position among one of the best states of India with respect to Covid 19 awareness and mitigation.”
He also stated that as off today the confirmed covid case is 6,434. So far, 5,66,101 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the disease Health Department of Assam is working night and day in order to collect Covid samples with an average of 90,547 per day. and 1,64,69,004 people have been vaccinated, out of which 1,35,44475 first dose and 29,24,529 second dose have been provided.
With over 1200 committed human resources, CINI has been functioning in the states of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, and Odisha and has assisted 18 million people to date. The main motive of CINI is to create a child-friendly and responsive community that shall help adolescents and children reach their full potential. CINI has now been working for the last five decades to help the women and children of the various rural areas and remote areas in the fields of health, hygiene, education, nutrition, security, protection, and participation as well as in their all-round development in the quality of life. CINI shall make sure that each and every people of Assam shall get the required support in becoming self-resilient in this universal fight against the Covid 19 pandemic.