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807 MGL DISHA PROJECT: Free Health Camp in Ghatkopar (West)

posted Oct 16, 2019, 9:10 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 16, 2019, 9:10 AM ]
Mumbai, 12-Oct-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Mumbai, organized a free health check-up camp for the women and children residing in Chirag Nagar slum in Ghatkopar (West). 215 patients (78 children, 23 men and 115 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. Zarina Khan (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 Dinesh Badani, Dr. Smita Trivedi along with 2 Nurses and 2 Medical Social workers examined the patients during this health camp. 

The doctors distributed iron, vitamin tablets and skin ointment to patients who were anaemic and suffering from skin infections. The 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 and DBDS. Ms. Shafi Ahmed (volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.