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830 MGL DISHA PROJECT: Free Health Camp in Antophill

posted Oct 23, 2019, 2:34 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 23, 2019, 2:35 AM ]
Mumbai, 16-Oct-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Mumbai, organized a free health and eye check-up camp for the women and children residing in Shaikh Mesari slum in Antop hill. 153 patients (22 children, 25 men and 106 women) were examined in this camp which was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Ms. Basanti Solanki (DBDS-Staff) 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 and Mr. Pramod along with 2 Nurse and 3 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 fungal infections, Scabies. No Cataract patients were Identify in this camp.

The DBDS staff and volunteers from the slum were extremely helpful in making all the 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 beneficiaries. Local people were very happy with this health camp and praised the efforts of DBDS and Mahanagar Gas Limited as well. Ms. Gulista (Volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.