Thursday, September 8, 2016

Health Camp Organised at Majuli

Two days health camp was organized on 20th and 21stAugust 2016 at Majuli by Vivekananda Kendra NRL Hospital, Numaligarh in association with Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Majuli.

The Medical team comprised of Dr Diganta Konwar, Dr Dwijendra Milli, Dr Dharmakanta Hira, Mrs Jaya Sarkar, Mrs Padmaja Khound, Mrs Kalpana Pio Rongpi, Shri Hiranya Baruah, and helpers Shri Dipankar Chetia, Shri Durlov Thengal & Shri Kishore Bori. We started from hospital at 6:00 am in two vehicles along with the medicines for Nemati ghat and crossed Brahmaputra by the 8:30 am ferry service.

We had the camp at Pahumara Village on the first day where around 400 patients attended and at Bhakat Chapori on the second day where the attendance was around 200 patients and would have been more had we not ended the camp at 12:20 pm as we had to pack up an return (had to leave the vehicles on one bank of a stream and transfer the team including the medicines to the other bank and then again move further on to the camp site which) to catch the ferry at 3:00 pm. Free medicines were provided to the patients after consultation.

The programme was co-ordinated by Shri Basudev Upadhyaya, Principal VKV and his team of teachers and parents. Two doctors from Majuli government hospital also joined the health camp on the first day for 2 hours on request of Principal VKV. I also accompanied the medical team to Majuli.

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