Jammu, November 10 | On the 550th Parkash Parab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Vadeya Da Satkar Langar Sewa Samiti, NGO, in collaboration with Max Hospital Delhi organised a free 9th medical camp at Pouni Chak village on the outskirts of Jammu.
On the occasion, Tarun Uppal, social activist inaugurated the medical camp in presence of Rajan Gupta, Ashok Jogi, Yashraj, Madan Sharma, Subash Sharma, RP Sharma, Ashok Suri, Pawan Bakshi, Naresh Dua, Kishore Sharma, Karan Chib, Sangeeta Dogra, Rajni Bhagat, Ashok Sharma, Vikas Sharma and Sanjay Sharma.
People of Pouni Chak and its adjoining areas viz Sarri, Khanpur, Bhadror, Akalpur, Sarorah, Talab Tillo and Go Manahasan participated in the camp.
Speaking on the occasion, Uppal complemented the NGO for organising a free medical camp for the people of rural areas. He called for massive outreach of health services to rural areas to ensure health for all and to generate awareness about various diseases.
Uppal said that the effort will go a long way in reaching out to the people virtually at their door-steps. “General awareness and regular check-up can help fight various maladies and ensuring a disease-free society,” he said, adding that the people, especially old, women and children need constant check-ups and monitoring.
Uppal urged the people present on the occasion to seize every opportunity of health check-up and also keep their environs clean and hygienic for the healthy lifestyle and leading a disease-free life. He said such camps help people to identify deficiencies so that they can have specialized treatment in the health institutions on a regular basis. He sought focused attention towards mother-child care, infant check-up and campaign against various common diseases like diabetics and hypertension.
The officials of Vadeya Da Satkar informed that the medical was conducted to provide free medicare faculties to the people living on the outskirts of Jammu. They also informed that the NGO is proving free Langar Sewa to the attendants of patients in the Government Medical College & Hospital premises on weekly-basis.