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posted Sep 17, 2019, 10:21 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 17, 2019, 10:22 AM ]
Mumbai, 13-Sept-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) organized a free health camp for the women and children residing in Ashok nagar slum in Ghatkoper (West). 198 patients were examined by the medical team in this camp which was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Ms. Zarina Khan (Staff-DBDS) welcomed the doctors and their Para-medical staff. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer-DBDS) 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 anaemia using a symptoms questionnaire. Dr Dinesh Badani, Dr. Smita Trivedi, Mr. Pramod Bhadwalkar along with 2 Nurses and 2 Medical Social workers examined the patients during this health camp.

After examination they distributed iron, vitamin tablets and skin ointment to patients. 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. Salma Shaikh (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.