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731 MGL DISHA PROJECT: FREE HEALTH CAMP IN MAHIM

posted Aug 28, 2019, 9:44 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Aug 28, 2019, 9:44 AM ]
Mumbai, 6-Aug-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a free health camp and eye check-up camp for the women and children residing in Macchimar Nagar slum in Mahim (West). 134 patients (13 children, 43 men and 78 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. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer - DBDS) visited the medical camp and personally supervised various activities of the health camp. Patients were screened for vision problem and anaemia using a symptoms questionnaire. Dr Abhishek Jandade, Dr. Tejes Kamble, Mr. Pramod Bhadavalkar and Mr. Sam Rushal along with 3 Nurses and 2 Medical Social workers from Fortis Hospital, Mulund examined the patients during this health camp.

Through this medical camp free iron, vitamin tablets and skin ointment were distributed to the patients who were anaemic and suffering from fungal infections and Scabies. No Cataract patients were identified in this camp. Local people were very happy with this health camp and praised the efforts of DBDS and Mahanagar Gas Limited. Mr. Avinash Rathod (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.