Awareness was raised on tuberculosis where more than 300 villagers underwent health checkups and were given consultations
Cadila Pharmaceuticals in association with Gujarat State Tuberculosis Association and Sparsh Hospital recently organised a ‘Sarva Rog Nidan Camp’ at Visalpur village, Ahmedabad. The focus was to raise awareness about tuberculosis where more than 300 villagers underwent health checkups and were given consultations and medicine free of cost.
Dr Tushar Patel and his team of doctors, including cardiologists and other specialists in orthopaedic, dental, ophthalmology, ENT, skin specialists and general surgeons from Kalikund Hospital, Ahmedabad examined villagers during the camp.
A blood donation camp was organised where around 40 villagers participated. Villagers also took oath for tobacco de-addiction in order to eradicate TB under Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat Mission.
The campaign included awareness talks on radio in 35 cities, TB awareness rallies in 10 cities.
EP News Bureau – Mumbai