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175 FREE HEALTH CAMP IN THE SLUMS OF MUMBAI (Includes Video)

posted Nov 26, 2017, 4:55 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Nov 26, 2017, 4:55 AM ]
Mumbai, 22-November-2017:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) conducted a Free Health Camp for the women & men from the slums of Sion Koliwada - more than 250 women & men benefited through this camp. DBDS in association with the Seven Hills Hospital conducted it for the poor and needy people from the slums. This health camp was held under the aegis of ‘Flood Relief Project’ supported by DON BOSCO MONDO, Bonn (Germany).

Ms. Basanti Solanki (Staff - DBDS) welcomed all the General Physicians, their Para-medical staff and Sri Dashmesh (Chairperson of Gurudwara); which was the venue of the Health Camp. The health camp saw ladies visiting in huge numbers as the slums in Sion Koliwada, lack proper public health care services. The Health Camp provided specialised screening and consultation with experts on Dental check - up Naturopathy, Eye check-up, Cancer, Kidney, Heart (cardiac) related problems.

The camp was held in collaboration with the Seven Hills Hospital Drs. Rohan Jadhav, Neha Qureshi and Suhas Jadhav and their team examined the people during this health camp. People with defective eye-sight were given spectacles at a highly subsidized cost of Rs. 100 to 200 only.

The women were also grateful to Don Bosco and Seven Hills Hospital for offering such a wide range of check-ups free of cost. The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Programme Coordinator - DBDS), She also specially thanked Sri Dashmesh Darbar Gurudwara Chairperson for the excellent arrangements provided at the venue.