Medical Camp

MEDICAL CAMP: 9 consecutive years of involvement into Pushpanjali Free medical checkup camp

The Pushpanjali free medical checkup camp

Doctor in a village near Agra. The camp is held in school premises, in which classrooms are converted for a day into consultation rooms, thanks to the help of numbers of volunteers, among which many school pupils.

Most of the beneficiaries are economically marginalized villagers

around the area. The number of beneficiaries coming up testifies how critical this monthly appointment is for the area. Every month, more than 200 patients are taken care of by the team of doctors and receive adequate treatment. Follow-up is done as needed for patients coming back to the camp after their initial consultation.

The medical camp also includes a cataract prevention module –

All patients are examined to detect potential cataract issue. Diagnosed patients are sent to the Agra Hospital where they are operated with the support of Pushpanjali and Manjeet Singh Jan Sava Samiti. More than 800 patients are being diagnosed for cataracts in the medical center every year.


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Most of the doctors participating into the camp are volunteers.

The team is usually composed of general physicians, ophthalmic monists and a pharmacist who delivers medicines upon doctors' prescription. Medicines for all patients are provided by the Pushpanjali and Manjeet Singh Jan Seva Samiti organizations.

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Sunari

has come to the medical camp to get a treatment for soar throat, fever and joint pains. After registration, she is taken care of by Doctor Siya Ram Sharma. She picks up the prescribed medicines in the Pharmacy dispensary, and gets her prescription explained by the doctor:

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Raghunats,

75 years old, has joint pain in the legs. He is consulting Doctor Siya Ram Sharma for the second consecutive month.

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