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Free health check-up camp for underprivileged school children

delhi Updated: Apr 22, 2009 15:07 IST
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This Sunday was special for 200 children living in Seelampur, one of economical weaker areas of East Delhi. As part of the commitment of Indian Medical Association's East Delhi branch towards society, a free health checkup camp was organized in a school located in the vicinity of Seelampur.

The students in the school come from a section of the society who cannot enjoy the privilege of expensive medical services. A general eye check-up camp was also organized on this occasion. This camp did prove true to charity that begins at home.

More than half of the students examined for various diseases and health related problems, were found to be suffering from weak eyesight.

Dr. B.B.Wadhawa (President – IMA- EDB), Dr. V.K. Goyal (Chairman,Panchsheel Hospitals) and Dr. Vinod Sharma supervised every student as they went through the checkups.

Speaking on this occasion the doctors advised all students to look for personal hygiene and care, both for themselves and their family members. They also educated the student’s on ways and benefits of cleanliness around their houses and localities.

Many parents were also present along with their children to get the benefit of this free health camp and the doctors extended their services to the parents also.

Free medicines were also given. The camp was held on 19th April 2009 at Gandhi co-ed Sr. Sec. School in Brahmapuri.