Ramban (Jammu and Kashmir): A two day Multi-Specialty Medical Camp (MSMC) was organised under Operation Sadbhavana by the Army Medical Corps in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban (Gool) on Sunday. They organised this camp in association with the Uniform Force and Ramban district administration at the Government Higher Secondary School, Gool in Ramban district.
As many as 4268 poor patients of the backward areas of Jammu province were examined and given free medicines besides various supporting aides in the camp. This camp is considered to be one of the biggest Medical Camp organised by the Army in J&K. It was inaugurated by the Director General of Army Medical Corps, Lt. General Dr Manmoy Ganguly along with other army officers.
Ramban SSP Anita Sharma was also present at the event. MOS, PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh also reached at the venue and interacted with the patients while reviewing the facilities. While addressing the gathering he recounted a detail of development works sanctioned by him from his Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) fund and other government schemes.
During the camp hundreds of patients from every hook and corner of the Gool Gukabgarh constituency were examined by a team of 20 doctor including super-specialists.The doctors included Surgeon, ENT specialist, Ophthalmologist, Physician, Orthopaedician, Endocrinologist, Gynaecologist, Paeditrician, Radiologist besides five nursing officers.
The hallmark of the camp was that an Intensive care unit (ICU) was set up with portable sophisticated equipments and machines including X-ray and Ultrasound machines. Even some surgeries were also conducted in the make-shift operation theatre there. Besides making heating arrangements a stall for woollen clothes on canteen rates and free refreshment stall was also set-up.
Later, he donated wheel chairs, crutches, hearing aids, spectacles and walking sticks to the needy persons.