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1218 MGL Disha Project: Medical Care for 2,223 people from the slums of Mumbai

posted Feb 5, 2021, 5:50 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 5, 2021, 5:53 AM ]
Mumbai, January 2021: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized 15 free health check-up camps and 9 Health Awareness Sessions under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited. A total of 1671 people (401 male + 1016 females + 254 children) were examined by the medical teams.

The details are as follows:

No.

Date

Area

Total

Male

Female

Children

Medical Team

1

02-01-2021

Mhada colony Kokariagar Sion

103

46

47

10

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

2

02-01-2021

Sangharsh Nagar, Chandivali

140

24

100

16

Dr. Dinesh & Dr. Sheetal & team

3

04-01-2021

Indira Nagar, Reay road

108

18

57

33

Dr. Dinesh & Dr. Sheetal & team

4

05-01-2021

Shanti Nagar, Antop hill

135

45

90

-

Dr. Dinesh & Dr. Sheetal & team

5

05-01-2021

Nityanand Nagar, Reclamation Bandra

101

37

52

12

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

6

07-01-2021

Panjabi camp

106

13

68

25

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

7

11-01-2021

Bandra  Narges Dutt Nagar

105

27

59

19

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

8

12-01-2021

Jagruti Nagar Aslfa, Ghatkoper

104

18

58

28

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

9

13-01-2021

Sangam Nagar, Antop hill

101

9

87

5

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

10

15-01-2021

Rajiv Gandhi Nagar

125

47

69

9

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

11

16-01-2021

Yuva Shakti ,Ashok Nagar

121

25

92

4

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

12

18-01-2021

Antop hill ,Phootpath

107

22

36

49

Dr. Dinesh, Dr. Sheetal & team

13

19-01-2021

Rahul Nagar ,Bandra

105

37

60

8

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

14

21-01-2021

Ambedkar Nagar ,Kokari agar

100

26

66

8

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

15

22-01-2021

Gulshan-e-Bagdad, Antop hill

110

7

75

28

Dr. Ashwin Pandye & team

 

 Total

 

1671

401

1016

254

 

 

Patients were diagnosed to be suffering from cold, throat infection, Diabetes, Blood Pressure, Joint Pain, Fungal Infection, Flu, Gastric Problem, Skin Infections, Fever, Cold, Vision Problem, Anaemia etc. Free medicines were given to patients. Many patients expressed their appreciation and sincere thanks to Mahanagar Gas Limited for organizing these camps.  

552 people participated in the 10 health awareness sessions held in various slums of Mumbai. The objective of these sessions was to educate people on health, hygiene and health risk behaviour in context of COVID-19 pandemic, Cancer prevention and treatment, Nutrition and Mental health.

The details of these sessions are as follows:

No.

Date

Topic

Area

Total Present

Resource person

NGO / Hospital

1

11-01-2021

Awareness on HIV ADIS

Sangam nagar, Antop hill

45

Dr. Pinky Patil

Kalyani Jain Sanstha Mumbai

2

12-01-2021

Awareness on Anti-tobacco

Dinbandhu nagar ,Wadala

55

Mr. Sunil Chavan

Nashabandi Mandle Mumbai

3

13-01-2021

Awareness on Cancer

Anjuman School, Chirag nagar

52

Ms. Minal Desai

Tata Hospital Preventive department

4

14-01-2021

Awareness on Cancer

Agarwal wadi, Antop hill

36

Ms. Minal Desai

Tata Hospital Preventive department

5

16-01-2021

Awareness on HIV ADIS

Bandra Reclamation ,Nityanad

38

Dr. Pinky Patil

Kalyani Jain Sanstha Mumbai

6

18-01-2021

Awareness Exhibition on Cancer & Tobacco

Ganesh nagar, Wadala market area

80

-

DBDS

7

19-01-2021

Awareness on CORONA- N19 & Anti tobacco

Madonna colony, Antop hill

41

Mr. Sunil Chavan

Nashabandi Mandle Mumbai

8

19-01-2021

Awareness Exhibition on Cancer & Tobacco

Madonna colony ,Antop hill

50

-

DBDS

9

19-01-2021

Awareness Exhibition on Cancer & Tobacco

Ashok nagar, Kurla

120

-

DBDS

 10

22-01-2021

Awareness on Cancer

 Kapada Bazar, Mahim west

35

Ms. Minal Desai

Tata Hospital Priventive department

Total = 552

 

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