General Health Camp
From time to time, the institution organizes several free body check-up camps at different places for tribals of Thane and Nashik district and get their blood tests, urine tests and so on done from the specialist doctors. The patients are provided with free medicines. The institution also, if required, takes patients to the hospitals in Mumbai and Nashik for advanced medical care i.e. critical operations etc.
On 28 December 2008, the institution had organized a free body check-up at Marathi School in Mokhada, Dist. Thane. In this camp several specialist doctors were present like eye specialists, Ear-Nose-Throat specialists, Gynecologists, children specialists, skin specialists, heart specialists, doctors for stomach and bones. General physician and pathologists were also present with many others. They operated around 1300 patients and gave them medicines as required.
In this camp 15 patients who required advanced medical services for further treatment were taken to a hospital at Mumbai for operation and the institution was bearing all the expenses of traveling, medicines and operation of these patients. The institution is run on charity only done by generous and noble people like you. Some of the noteworthy operations are as follows:
-A woman’s bone operation was done.
-A two-year-old girl had a problem in the joint of thighs and feet since birth due to which she couldn’t walk. She was taken to Mumbai for complete check-up. CT scan was done. When consulted the child specialist surgeon, he advised to undergo operation a year later as her legs were not fully-grown. She was given medicines to increase the strength and weight.
- A 23-year-old boy had tuberculosis which had been in its third stage. His neck was terribly swollen and had many acnes on it. He was admitted in a hospital and was kept in an I.C.U. Today his Tb is in control and he is on medicines called ‘Dots’.
- A small girl had big black spot on her face and it made her look ugly. Doctors told that the spot grows bigger with the increasing age. She was taken to Mumbai and her plastic surgery was done.
- Besides 5 adivasi women and 1 man had cataract operations done. One adivasi women also went through laser surgery.