Mega health camp held at Pulwama
It connects public with health services and create awareness about beneficial schemes of the health department: DC Pulwama
Post by RK News on Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Pulwama, Jan 10: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Baseer-Ul-Haq Choudhary, the Department of Health on Tuesday organized a Mega Health Camp at New Covid Hospital Prichoo, Pulwama.
The Camp was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Pulwama in presence of CMO Pulwama Dr Mir Haseena, BMO Pulwama Dr Irfana Gani, who was also the Nodal Officer of the Health Camp, BMO Rajpora/ Tral/ Pampore and other officials of Health Department Pulwama.
On the occasion, people were examined and screened by doctors of neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, ENT, cardiology, urology, chest, gastroenterology, gynecologist and obstetrics, dermatology, endocrinology, child specialist, dental, general medicine and general surgery.
Thousands of patients swarmed the camp to consult medical specialists from across the District during which patients suffering from health issues and needed treatment were examined and provided free medicines.
This was the unique camp of its kind being held in Pulwama in which thousands of patients were examined free of cost with the help of District Administration.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that it is necessary to organize Health camps to connect the general public with health services and to aware the public about the beneficial schemes of the health department.
He said, it should be our endeavor that the benefits of the schemes run by the government should reach the last beneficiary living in remote areas. He said that people should be health conscious and get their tests done in time and get treated. ‘Better health is our greatest asset’, he added.
The DC praised the services of the health fraternity towards the people and also praised the services of the NGO “Doctors for You”.
He said that by organizing such events, the general public would be able to get information about the facilities available in the health department and they would be able to take advantage of them. He added that District Administration shall organise such camps in future as well in every block of the District.
Later, the DC handed over golden cards, UDID cards, and age certificates among the beneficiaries on the occasion.
The DC also interacted with the patients and team of doctors and enquired about the facilities available for the patients. He further inspected the facilities made available for the patients there. He also inspected the Testing lab, RTPCR Room, Sample processing room, RNA extractor room, Physiotherapy unit, Console room established in the Covid Hospital.
The health officials apprised the DC that all kinds of tests are being done in the lab including the COVID tests, CT scan and other kinds of tests.
The DC directed the officials that all RT-PCR tests of the District shall be done in the newly established COVID hospital. He further directed the officials that all tests shall be done only at 50% cost.