Over 2,000 examined at health check-up camp
More than 2,100 patients were examined and given free treatment at the mega health check-up camp held by the Joshi Foundation, a non-government organisation (NGO), at Sector 15 Patel Market, here on Sunday.chandigarh Updated: Nov 09, 2014 21:12 IST
More than 2,100 patients were examined and given free treatment at the mega health check-up camp held by the Joshi Foundation, a non-government organisation (NGO), at Sector 15 Patel Market, here on Sunday.
On the occasion, people were examined by specialists in neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, ENT, cardiology, urology, chest, gastroenterology, hip and joint replacement, gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, endocrinology, child specialist, cancer, dental, general medicine, general surgery and kidney transplant.
NGO general secretary councillor Saurabh Joshi said, "Besides these free tests for blood, tests for urine, ECG, bone densitometry, hearing, mammography, X ray, spirometry was also conducted."
WWICS Group, the Heart Foundation, Bharat Vikas Parishad and Rayat Bahra Group, supported the foundation in holding the camp.
Inaugurating the event, Chandigarh member of Parliament (MP) Kirron Kher appreciated the efforts of the NGO in making a big difference to the life of patients suffering from different ailments.
Cardiologist Dr HK Bali, national vice-president, Bharat Vikas Parishad, Ajay Dutta, colonel BS Sandhu, CMD, WWICS Group, and Gurvinder Bahra,chancellor, Rayat -Bahra University, were also present.
UT home secretary Anil Kumar felicitated all 25 specialist doctors who played a crucial role in holding the camp.
NGO president Vineet Joshi said, "All patients participating in the camp had been registered and allocated proper numbers," he said.
First Published: Nov 09, 2014 21:11 IST