A health check up camp was organized by Pragatee Foundation and Vimal Foundation at Gaon Devi Samaj Mandir Hall, Juipada Village, Juinagar, Navi Mumbai on 15th August 2018 in collaboration with ITM Institute of Health Sciences, New Millenium Multiplicity Hospital, Anvishka Blood Bank and Swarashi Netralay; wherein about 400 local community people and Senior citizen were medically examined. People who were identified as High Risk group of patients during Medical Examination routinely conducted in Hospital were examined.
Camp was inaugurated by Hon. MLA Mr. Sanjeev Ganesh Naik. The facility to check random blood sugar, RBC, CBC,BMD, BMI, ECG and Nerve conduction test was made available for specific patients. X-Ray, 2D Echo and Sonography test were made available at special discounted rate. Free Health Check-up, Blood Group Check-up, Eye Test, Specs distribution and Dental Check-up were made available to all beneficiaries. Cardiologist, Orthopaedics and Endocrinologist were present during the check-up camp.
Special focus was laid on obesity, diabetes & dietary habits. During the camp, health talk was delivered by experts’ doctor from New Millennium Hospital and Swarshi Hospital respectively. Emphasized on regular check-up and counselling during their follow up examination on regular check–up and counselling during their follow up examination and also stressed upon the importance of maintaining healthy life style.
Organizer conveyed that these camps have been regularly organized in various parts of Navi Mumbai which have vastly benefited the Health profile of Navi Mumbaikar and their families. All Medical Officers from associate partners were also participated. Intervention of this camp shall improve the Health Profile of the local community.
Free eye Check-up camp was organized in association with Swarashi Netralaya and ITM Optometry Group at the camp. Expert Ophthalmologist and Optometrist examined around 270 patients while 42 were referred for eye surgery. The organizer also distributed free spectacles to the visitors/patients in the camp. The organizers also arranged 50 cataract surgeries of the patients.
The Blood donation camp was organized in association with the Anvishka Blood Bank. Several enthusiastic participants including employees, students, volunteers, institute their teams and the residents of the Navi Mumbai participated in this noble cause. Blood donation Camp was tribute to our National Heroes on occasion of Indian’s 72nd Independence Day. The program continued for the whole day with full enthusiasm. Every donor had to pass through the preliminary medical tests like BP, Hb, weight etc. before donating the blood. The donors were offered a rotary Anvishka blood donation card and donor Certificate for the future use. Speaking on the occasion President Mr. Kiran Rane said Blood donation is a noble cause and every blood donor has contributed towards community development. We have a philosophy of giving back to the society and this is a very genuine way of adding a little bit of us towards society. We would like to appreciate the enthusiasm of our youth and residents who participated in this noble cause whole heartedly. We will continue to associate ourselves with such initiatives in the near future.
Pragatee Foundation’s President Mr. Kiran Rane and Vimal Foundation’s President Mr. Prakash Dhasal, thanked the team of doctors & Paramedics staff from Institute and associate partners.