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754 MGL DISHA PROJECT: Free Health Camp and Poster Exhibition in Antop Hill

posted Sep 17, 2019, 10:31 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 17, 2019, 10:31 AM ]
Mumbai, 9-Sept-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a free health and eye check-up camp along with a Poster Exhibition for the women and children residing in Chandani Agar slum in Antop Hill. 133 patients (9 children, 79 men and 45 women) 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. Akila Ansari (Staff-DBDS) welcomed the doctors and their 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. Jateen Khan, Mr. Ramesh Shelke along with 3 Nurse and 2 Medical Social workers from Fortis Hospital 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. 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. Satish Shirke (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.