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posted Jul 24, 2019, 6:48 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jul 24, 2019, 6:48 AM ]
Mumbai, 16-July-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a free health and eye check-up camp for the women and children residing in Shastri Nagar slum in Bandra (West). 151 patients (37 children, 41 men and 73 women) were examined by the doctors and the team in this camp which was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

The objective of this health camp was to provide needed medical care to patients. Ms. Kavita Kamble (Staff-DBDS) welcomed the doctors and their Para-medical staff. Patients were screened for vision problem and anaemia. Dr. Dinesh Badani, Dr. Smita Trivedi and Mr. Pramod along with 2 Nurses 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.

The DBDS 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. Mrs. Sufiya Khan (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.