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664 AXA HEALTH RISK REDUCTION PROJECT: Free Health Camp

posted Jul 17, 2019, 9:01 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jul 17, 2019, 9:01 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 16-July-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a free health and eye check-up camp for the residents of Saibaba Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 110 (73 women, 35 Male and 2 children) people were examined by the medical team in this camp held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services.

Dr. Subhash Munot, Dr. Dhite along with two Nurses and one medical Social worker from Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital and H.V. Desai Hospital examined the patients in this camp. B.P, Blood Sugar level, and oral cancer detection tests were done for all patients. Patients were diagnosed to be suffering from Joint pain, Fungal Infection, Common cold, Calcium deficiency, Gastric Problem, Skin infections etc.

Four cataract patients were identified in this camp who will be treated free of cost in their hospital. Medicines for the people with illness were distributed free and people with defective vision were given spectacles at a nominal price. Few patients were also referred to Aditya Birla Hospital and H.V. Desai Hospitals for further treatment. Mrs. Sarika Kadam (staff-DBDS) did all the logistical arrangement and canvassing for this health camp.