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158 FREE HEALTH CAMP FOR FLOOD AFFECTED SLUM PEOPLE (Includes Video)

posted Nov 1, 2017, 8:20 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Nov 1, 2017, 8:21 AM ]
Mumbai, 31-October-2017:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a free health camp that benefited 110 women patients from the slums of Antop Hill & Wadala. This health camp was held in association with Raheja Hospital and Jyoti Polyclinic. This health camp was held under the aegis of ‘Flood Relief Project’ supported by Don Bosco Mondo, Germany.

Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Programme Coordinator - DBDS) welcomed all the General Physicians and their Para-medical staff. Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) inaugurated the Health Camp and shared that, “the objective of this camp is to provide free medical help to flood affected families so that they can rebuild their lives.”

A medical team of 6 including General Physicians and their para-medical staff examined 110 women patients, about 30 women were identified to be diabetic patients. Sharing his experience Dr. Ashok Mishra said, “No major illnesses were found but there are cases of skin problem, cold, joints pain, low Blood Pressure, etc.” Free medicines were distributed and women with serious illness were referred to the Raheja Hospital for further treatment at highly subsidized cost.