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posted May 13, 2019, 12:09 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated May 13, 2019, 12:09 AM ]
Mumbai, 8-May-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a free health and eye check-up camp for the women and children residing in Kamala Nagar slum in Antop Hill. 125 patients (55 children, 37 men and 33 women) were examined by the doctors in this camp which was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Ms. Akila Ansari (Staff-DBDS) welcomed the doctors and the Para-medical staff. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer - DBDS) visited medical camp and personally supervised various activities of the health camp. The objective of this health camp was to provide needed medical care to patients. Patients were screened for vision problem and anaemia using a symptoms questionnaire. Dr. Abhishek Jandade, Mr. Pramod Bhadavalkar along with 2 Nurse and 2 Medical Social workers examined the patients during this health camp.

The doctors distributed iron, vitamin tablets and skin ointment to patients who were anaemic and suffering from fungal infections, Scabies etc. No Cataract patients were identified in this camp. Local people were very happy with this health camp and praised the efforts of Mahanagar Gas Limited. Mr. Sabir Shaikh (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks in the end.