This month they conducted camps for Women's Health Care, Ante Natal Care Home Visits, General Medicine, Neurological, Diabetes and Stress Counselling.
Women's Health Care Camp
A Women's Health Care Camp was held on October 14th, 2008 in Thirumalaikodi. Dr. T. Kannaki examined over 50 women and provided free medicines for problems like menstrual disorders, lower abdominal pain, discharge, prolapsed uterus, etc.
Ante Natal Care Camps
The Ante Natal Care Camps were held on October 6th, 15th and 22nd, 2008 in the villages of Kannigapuram to Eripudhur, Udayarpalayam to Athiyur and Ariyurkuppam to Thirumalaikodi. Dr. T. Kannaki and the Auxiliary Nurses examined over 80 pregnant women for intra uterus growth retardation, low lying placenta, hydromnios, any uterus disease etc. and provided injections and iron tablets for those that are anaemic and referred those who may need to be hospitalized. They treated all the women and gave out free medicines to them as required. Vegetable seeds were also distributed to the expecting mothers for making a kitchen garden.
General Medicine Camps
General Medicine Camps were held on October 17th and 24th, 2008 in Devakaranpatti, and Avarampalayam. Dr. T. 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 as required.
A Neurological Camp was held on October 11th, 2008 at the Sri Narayani Hospital & Research Centre in Thirumalaikodi. Dr. G. Prem Kumar examined over 30 patients for common neurological problems like chronic headaches, giddiness, etc. All the patients were treated and given free medicines as required.
A Diabetes Camp was held on October 10th, 2008 in the Sembedu Elementary School. Dr. Anitha examined over 70 students for diabetes. All the students were told about maintaining healthy food habits. Treatment was provided free of charge to those who required it.
Stress Counselling Camp
A Stress Counselling Camp was held on October 3rd, 2008 in Ariyur for students who are going to write exams. This camp was done for the sole purpose of assisting students in handling stress prior to and during examination time. Over 30 students attended the session with Dr. T. Kannaki.