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561 MGL DISHA PROJECT: Free Health Camp in Mahim

posted Apr 15, 2019, 2:20 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 15, 2019, 2:20 AM ]
Mumbai, 12-April -2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a free health and eye check-up camp for people residing in Naya nagar slum in Mahim. 119 patients (10 children, 51 men and 58 women) were examined by the doctor in this camp which was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Ms. Kavita Kamble (Staff - DBDS) welcomed the doctors and their Para-medical staff. Dr Abhishek Jandade, Mr. Pramod Bhadavalkar and their team from Seven hills hospital 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, vision problem and anaemia.

Free medicines, iron tablets, vitamin tablets and skin ointment were given to patients based on the subscription of the doctor. No Cataract patients were identified in this camp.

The DBDS staff and volunteers from the slum were extremely helpful in logistical arrangement such as putting up chairs and tables, arranging water, visiting families in slums and informing them about the health camp and in managing the crowd. Local people were very happy with this health camp and praised the efforts of Mahanagar Gas Limited. Ms. Ruquiya Shaikh (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.