This month they conducted camps for Women's Health Care, School Health, Ante Natal Care Home Visits, General Medicine and Neurological.
Women's Health Care Camps
Women's Health Care Camps were held on the 8th and 22nd of July, 2008 in Athiyur, Ganganallure. Dr. Anitha and Dr. Madhuri examined over 150 patients for menstrual disorders, lower abdominal pain, discharges, prolapsed uterus, etc. All the patients were treated and given free medicines.
School Health Camps
School Health Camps were held on the 5th, 17th and 19th of July, 2008 in Veeraredipalayam, Ussoor and Kosapetai. Dr. Raju and Dr. Kannaki examined over 300 children to find common paediatric problems like frequent attacks of the cold and cough, asthma, vomiting diarrhoea, loss of weight and appetite, skin diseases, heart diseases and diseases due to malnutrition. All the children received free treatment and medicines. The children also received a treat of tooth brushes and chocolates.
Ante Natal Care Camps
Ante Natal Care Camps were held on the 2nd, 9th and 23rd of July, 2008 from Mulagate to Earipudhur and Pulimedu to Panagudi. The Auxiliary Nurse examined over 76 pregnant women. This camp is done to reach pregnant women in the rural areas who are too far away from hospitals and those who cannot afford this kind of treatment. All the women were treated and given free medicines, iron tablets, injections and advice as required.
General Medicine Camps
General Medicine Camps were held on the 12th and 25th of July, 2008 in Unaivaniyambadi, Pattaiyur, Thirumalaikodi. Dr. Anitha and Dr. Kannaki examined over 150 patients for common diseases among people who live in unhygienic conditions and are prone to health hazards. All the patients were treated and given free medicines.
A Neurological Camp was held on the 10th of July, 2008 at the Sri Narayani Hospital & Research Centre in Thirumalaikodi. Dr. G. Prem Kumar examined over 70 patients for common neurological problems like chronic headaches, giddiness, etc. All the patients were treated and given free medicines.