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780 AXA Project: Free Health and Eye Check-Up Camp in Vidya Nagar

posted Sep 25, 2019, 11:59 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 26, 2019, 12:00 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 19-Sept-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a free Health and Eye checkup camp for the residents of Vidya Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 106 (69 women, 20 Male and 17 children) people were examined by the doctors in this camp held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services.

A team of doctors from Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, STAR Hospital and H.V. Desai Hospital consisting of Dr. Subhash Munot, Dr. Rohini Namawale, Dr. Santosh Bodake along with two Nurses, one medical Social worker examined the patients in this camp. B.P, Blood Sugar level oral cancer tests were done for all patients. Patients were diagnosed to be suffering from fever, common cold, gastric problem, skin infections, spondylitis etc. Medicines were distributed free and people with defective vision were given spectacles at a discounted price.

Five cataract patients were identified in this camp who will be treated free of cost in their hospital. Few patients were also referred to Aditya Birla Hospital, STAR Hospital and H.V. Desai Hospitals for further treatment. Mrs. Rajshree Deshkhire (Staff-DBDS) did all the logistical arrangement and canvassing for this health camp.