Multi –Specialty Free Health Check - Up and Awareness Camp

Amity organized One-day Medical Health Check-up Camp at the Kalwari village, Manesar, Gurgaon in which doctors and specialists from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital conducted a complete health check up for the residents of the village and created awareness about good health. The Health camp was inaugurated by Dr. P. C. Sabharwal - Director, Amity Centre for Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas.

Over 600 women, men and girls benefited from the camp with free blood test on glucometer for instant results of sugar level. About 60 per cent of the groups was found to have high blood pressure. Besides general check ups, there were specialized check ups of cardiology and gynecological examination of the patients. Diagnostic tests of blood haemoglobin, blood sugar and routine ENT tests were conducted of the patients and free medicines were provide by Arbro Pharmaceuticals and Cipla to the patients. Awareness regarding small family norms, malnutrition, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS was created by way of informal talks, slide presentation, posture display and distribution of pamphlets to the gathering.

Dr. Deven - Senior Physician, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital presented an alarming fact that approximately 40% of the patients were suffering from, one form or the other of, deadly disease CANCER and needed surgery and 75% of the senior citizens were found to be suffering from major eye problems and needed to be operated upon. Dr. Deven reasoned the cause of these diseases to carelessness and unhygienic living conditions by the patients. These patients were counseled by the doctors to go for detailed investigation and immediately start treatment.”

30 doctors and specialists participated in the camp some of them being: Dr. Gauri and Dr. Akhilesh Pandey (Eye specialist), Dr. Saurabh Arora and Dr. Preeti Dutt (ENT specialist), Dr. Meenakshi and Dr. Sanjeev Gera (Child specialist), Dr. Jyoti and Dr. Mrs. Vinod Lal (Gynecologist), Dr. Sam Thomas, and Dr. Amit Mahajan(General check up), to name a few accompanied with the interns and paramedical staff.

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