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1194 Medical Care for the Poor and Needy in the Slums of Mumbai: 1067 benefited through ten medical camps

posted Dec 2, 2020, 4:44 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Dec 8, 2020, 4:07 AM ]
Financially Supported by: Mahanagar Gas Limited

Matunga (Mumbai), November 2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized ten free health camps for slum residents in Mumbai. A total number of 1067 people (653 women, 234 men and 180 children) benefited from these camps held under the aegis of ‘Project Disha under MGL Saksham’ financially supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

The camp was held in association with doctors from various reputed hospitals of Mumbai. Dr. Dinesh Badani, Dr. Smita Trivedi and team examined patients in Shastri Nagar and Kane Nagar while Dr. Ashwin Pandye and team examined patients at other locations.

The details of these camps are as follows:

No

Date

Area

Total Patients

Male

Female

Children

Doctors

1

07-11-2020

Shastri Nagar,

Bandra

100

8

64

28

Dr. Dinesh & Dr. Sheetal & team

2

10-11-2020

Kane Nagar,

Antop hill

116

14

73

29

Dr. Dinesh & Dr. Sheetal & team

3

19-11-2020

Prakash Nagar,

Mahim

104

26

48

29

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

4

20-11-2020

Anandwadi,

Wadala

105

28

65

12

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

5

21-11-2020

Vijay Nagar,

Antop hill

97

29

67

1

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

6

24-11-2020

Shubhas Nagar, Ghatkoper

114

36

49

29

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

7

25-11-2020

Sion Koliwada,

Sion

128

29

69

30

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

8

26-11-2020

Nanabhaiwadi,

Wadala

99

14

75

10

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

9

27-11-2020

Bhimwadi,

Antop hill

103

39

52

12

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

10

28-11-2020

Dinbandhu Nagar,

Wadala

102

11

91

0

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

Total

1067

234

653

180

 

 

Patients were diagnosed to be suffering from Joint Pain, Fungal Infection, Common Cold, Menstrual Irregularities, Calcium Deficiency, Gastric Problem, Skin Infections etc. The volunteers were extremely helpful in logistical arrangement such as putting up chairs, tables, arranging water, visiting families in slums and informing them about the health camp and managing the crowd.

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