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1015 FREE HEALTH CAMP IN DHARAVI

posted Feb 23, 2020, 8:09 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 23, 2020, 8:10 AM ]
Mumbai, 8-Feb-2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a free health and eye check-up camp for people residing in Kunchi Korve Nagar slum in Dharavi. 151 patients (18 children, 35 men and 98 women) were examined by the doctor in this camp. Special Thanks to DR. MARIO SCHMIDT for financially supporting this health camp. 

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) along with Dr Mario himself visited the medical camp. The objective of this health camp was to provide needed medical care to patients. Patients were screened for vision problem and anaemia. Dr Dinesh Badani, Dr. Smita Trivedi and Mr. Pramod along with 2 Nurses and 2 Medical Social workers examined the patients during this health camp. Free iron, vitamin tablets and skin ointment were distributed to the patients who were anaemic and suffering from skin infections.

Ms. Kavita Kamble (Staff-DBDS) did all the logistical arrangement for this camp; along with women from Sanskar Self-help Group too helped in the logistical arrangement by putting up chairs and tables, arranging water, visiting families in slums and informing them about the health camp and in managing the crowd.