Army conducts medical and dental camp for remote villages

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 9/14/2021 3:21:57 PM


Srinagar, Sep 13 Machhal is a remote sector in the Northern part of Kupwara District of Kashmir. Sarpanches and residents from border villages of Machhal had approached the Army Camp located at Thalli highlighting requirement of medical and dental care for all locals, especially the senior citizens, children and women of these villages. The Army authorities at Thalli, taking note of the extremely genuine requirements, organised a medical camp and a dental camp at Sahi Memorial Hospital, Machhal in coordination with the civil administration on 13 Sep 2021. The aim of the camps was to address the basic medical and dental needs of the people from these villages. The camps were widely advertised in local groups, media and through announcements for a week prior to their conduct. Five Army Doctors, including a Dentist, attended to the people. More than 250 people of adjoining villages, attended the Medical Camp, while more than 100, attended the Dental Camp. Medical and dental examinations were conducted and free medicines were distributed to the people and classes were also conducted on nutrition deficiencies in children and women and on dental care. People were also educated on COVID-19. The villagers appreciated the efforts of Indian Army.

 

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