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803 MGL DISHA PROJECT: Free Health Camp in Bandra (East)

posted Oct 16, 2019, 8:52 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 16, 2019, 8:52 AM ]
Mumbai, 10-Oct-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Mumbai, organized a free health and eye check-up camp for the people residing in Beheram Pada slum in Bandra (East). 179 patients (20 children, 35 men and 124 women) were examined by the team of doctors 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. 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 Abhishek Jandade, Mr. Pramod Bhadavalkar along with 2 Nurses 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. 

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. Mr. Rahim Sayyed (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.