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1022 AXA PROJECT: Free Health Check-Up Camp in Phule Nagar

posted Feb 23, 2020, 8:38 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 23, 2020, 8:38 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 18-Feb-2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a free health and eye check-up camp for the residents of Mahatama Phule Nagar slum. 103 (64 women, 12 Male and 27 children) people were examined by the medical team in this camp held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services. 

Dr. Kartiki Joshi, Dr. Saroj Ambike and Dr. Aparna Thite along with one Medical Social Worker from H.V. Desai Hospital examined the patients in this camp. B.P and oral cancer detection tests were done for all patients. Patients were diagnosed to be suffering from Joint Pain, Fungal Infection, Common Cold, Calcium Deficiency, Gastric Problem, Eye Problem, Skin Infections etc.

Nine Cataract patients were identified in this camp who will be treated free of cost in their hospital. Medicines for the people with illness were distributed free and people with defective eye sight were given spectacles at a nominal price. Few patients were also referred to government hospital and H.V. Desai Hospital for further treatment. Mrs. Sarika Kadam (Staff-DBDS) did all the logistical arrangement and canvassing for this health camp.