Manipur University organised several Socially friendly programs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Public awareness, deputation of Research scholars as Volunteers for Covid testing in State laboratories, manufacturing of alcohol based sanitizers, distribution of handmade masks, webinar on topics related with Covid, Interaction programs with Covid survivors, interaction with experts, setting up of permanent Vaccination Centre in collaboration with the government of Manipur, setting up of 300 bedded Manipur University Covid care centre in the Campus in collaboration with the State government, distribution of essential commodities to affected people both in the Campus and adopted villages, announcement & implementation of Restricted zones, mass testing in collaboration with Imphal West district administration, distribution of medicines, providing Ambulance services to the needy, arrangements for rehabilitation of domestic pets when the Owner need to shift to Covid care centres, contact tracing, Instruction of Isolation facilities, drafting of Roadmaps for prevention against Covid which was submitted to the government of Manipur, publication of guidelines for offline examinations, guidelines for home isolation, Institution of the MU Covid monitoring Task Force that looks for prevention of Covid, preparation of a penel of experts for prevention of mental health problems, institution of livelihood guidance, lending of PCR machines to State government testing labs for RT-PCR processes, etc were some of the many programs implemented by the different sections of the University.
In addition to the above the Manipur University health centre succeeded in saving one lady from Heirangoithong Maibam Leikai on 07.07.2021, who was brought with difficulty in breathing & movement. The case was Anaphylaxis due to allergic reaction to anti-pyretic drugs like Paracetamol, Ibuprofen etc. The Medical team headed by Dr Eshidang of MU health Centre tried their best within their capacity and could save the lady.
In acknowledgement of the selfless services of the Staffs of the health centre during the Pandemic & lockdown and to express gratitude to these frontline workers, the MU Covid monitoring Task Force organised a reception function at 3 pm on Friday, the 9th July,2021 in the University Canteen. The Registrar Prof. W. Chandbabu was the Special guest and Prof. N. Mohilal, Chairman, MU Covid monitoring Task Force presided over the function.