On the occasions of 73rd Independence day, Pragatee Foundation and Vimal Foundation jointly organized Mega Health Camp in Juinagar, Navi Mumbai with association with ITM Institue of Health Science, Panvel. The camp was inaugurated by Former Guardian Minister Hon. Ganesh Naik & Navi Mumbai Mayor Shri. Jaywant Sutar Ji.
The camp was conducted with the collaboration of New Millenium Multiplicity Hospital, Anvishka Blood Bank, D.Y. Patil Hospital, ITM Optometry Group, Swarashi Netralay, and Dr. Bharat Dental Clinic. Wherein about 200 local community people and Senior citizen were medically examined. People who were identified as a high-risk group of patients during Medical Examination routinely conducted in the Hospital were examined.
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 a special discounted rate. Free Health Check-up, Free Free Ayurvedic General Health Checkup & Medicine distribution, 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, a health talk was delivered by experts’ doctor from New Millennium Hospital and Swarshi Hospital respectively. Emphasized on regular check-up and counseling during their follow up examination on the regular check-up and counseling during their follow up examination and also stressed upon the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
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 100 patient while 10 was referred for eye surgery. The organizer also distributed free spectacles to the visitors/patients in the camp. The organizers also arranged 5 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 a tribute to our National Heroes on occasion of Indian’s 73rd 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 future use.
Pragatee Foundation’s President – Mr. Kiran Rane, Manager – Rakesh Wani and Vimal Foundation’s President Mr. Prakash Dhasal, thanked the team of doctors & Paramedics staff from Institute and associate partners.