Mizoram civil hospitals cured 57 children with clubfoot


Aizawl, Jun 4, 2017: Since its inception in 2012, the Cure Clubfoot Mizoram (CCFM) has cured 57 children with clubfoot in the state.

CCFM chairman Zohmingthangi Sailo, speaking at World Clubfoot Day 2017 function here yesterday, said at the initiatives of the CCFM, Mizoram doctors have successfully operated clubfoot surgery with 'Ponseti method' for 57 times during the last five years.
Clubfoot clinic is opened on every Thursday at two civil hospitals – at Aizawl and southern Mizoram's town Lunglei, she said.

Clubfoot surgeries are operated free of cost under the joint venture of CCFM and the state health department under the National Health Mission's Rashtriya Bal Swasthya.

Representatives of Cure International India Trust (CIIT), an organisation that works for clubfoot children, has recently informed Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla that Mizoram doctors are the best in India in surgery and treatment of clubfoot.

Source: Agencies