With a view to further our efforts, 2 days Medical/Dental camp was organized by the team together with AmeriCares India and Army’s 29 and 14 Rashtriya Rifles(RR) at Pattan and Bandipora respectively. These camps witnessed huge influx of patients irrespective of gender and age.
People from adjoining areas in particular and that of remote areas in general received free medical/dental check-up followed by free distribution of medicines including toothpastes and mouthwashes. The camp also focused on educating civil populace on preventive and social medicine and overall maintenance of hygiene and its relevance in light of modern living. In order to provide hearing aids to needy, all the school going children and elderly people were screened for any hearing impairment. Experienced doctors from all the fields including Gynecologists, General Practitioners, Dental Surgeons and Audiologist etc. participated in the camp.
The population of the area while expressing their gratitude, hailed this joint venture as humanitarian effort and demanded conducting of such camps with increased frequency.