HEALTH CAMP BY ARMY AT VILLAGE SHATGUND BALA

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HEALTH CAMP BY ARMY AT VILLAGE SHATGUND BALAHEALTH CAMP BY ARMY AT VILLAGE SHATGUND BALA

SAJAD AHMAD

Srinagar, May 14: A Medical cum Veterinary Camp was organised by Indian Army under the aiges of Chinar Corps at Village Shatgund Bala, Langate of District Kupwara on 14 May 2016. The response of the public was overwhelming. A large number of civil populace and dignitaries from Qaziabad region attended the said camp.

A team of 11 Doctors offered consultation and treatment for various ailments including Diabetes, Hypertension, Anemia, Respiratory and Dermatological diseases.  A total of 750 patients and 715 animals benefitted from the Medical cum Veterinary Camp. The Doctors also issued Health Record Cards to each patient for followup of the treatment. The presence of three Lady Doctors boosted the presence of women in huge number. A separate team of Doctors addressed the issue of eye problems leading to blindness. An Army Dental Van was also made available with the Dental Specialist which extended its facility to all needy persons who could not afford the expenses for their dental care.

Refreshment was organised for those visiting from far flung areas and sweets were distributed among children. The locals appreciated the gesture and voiced their demand for organising such camps on regular intervals for the benefit of the people of Qaziabad region.

ARMY ORGANISE MEDICAL CAMPS AT SHOPIAN, ANANTNAG

A Medical Camp was organised by Army at Sheildor, village on 14 May 2016 with an aim to provide free medical treatment to the villagers of Sheildor, Maspur and adjoining area. The medical camp received an overwhelming response from the locals.  Over a strength of 400 locals attended the camp and availed medical assistance.

Medical Officer of Army Camp Shopian along with trained medical staff from Army were made available under one roof to provide the free medical checkup as well as free medicines to the local populace including men, women and children.  The camp witnessed overwhelming response from the villagers who were very happy to receive much needed treatment in a very congenial environment.

Local populace especially village elders including Panchs and Sarpanchs applauded the medical assistance provided by the Army for well-being of the AWAAM.  Commanding Officer, Shopian based Army camp assured the AWAAM of their continuous support and cooperation in all welfare related aspects.

Meanwhile, a medical camp was organised at Govt Middle School, Anzwala, District – Anantnag by local Army unit with the assistance provided by civil administration over 500 people from local areas were provided free treatment at the medical camp.

In light of upcoming summer season, numbers of locals are being diagnosed with getting diseases like Chicken pox, Measles, Back pain, Skin rashes and Mumps.  The med camp was essentially organised to contain these diseases.

An awareness capsule was also organised in the camp, wherein apart from showing educative and informative movies, lecture and interactive session by DOTs provider was also carried out.

This effort by the local unit was highly appreciated by locals and they expressed their gratitude towards men in green for helping out elderly and toddlers who are worst affected by change in climatic conditional.