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393 HEALTHY MUMBAI PROJECT: Free Health Camp for Slum Dwellers

posted Sep 26, 2018, 11:28 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 26, 2018, 11:29 AM ]
25-Sept-2018, Mumbai:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a free health camp for the residents of Vijay Nagar slum. 118 patients (71 women, 32 men and 15 children) were examined and given medicines free of cost. The health camp was held under the aegis of project supported by Mr. Urs Schwiete (Switzerland). 

Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer - DBDS) welcomed the doctors and their Para-medical staff. Dr Abhishek Jandade, Mr. Rajanibhai Mr. Pramod Bhadavalkar and their team examined the patients. Patients were diagnosed to be suffering from Sugar, Blood Pressure, Joint pain, Fungal Infection, Common cold, menstrual irregularities, Calcium deficiency, Gastric Problem, Skin infections etc. The doctors suggested that people in this slum need awareness on management of Sugar level and Blood Pressure as many patients were observed to be suffering from diabetes and High Blood Pressure.

“Free health camp with free medicines is a great help for poor people like us, we are very grateful to Don Bosco for this service,” said Ms. Shoba (one of the beneficiary of the health camp). Ms. Akila Ansari (Staff -DBDS) organised the health camp and also proposed the vote of thanks at the end.