At Potgoan, Murbad, District: Thane
T.N.A.I Maharashtra State Branch in collabration with FTMTA, Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and Chhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital, Kalwa, Thane, Grampanchayat, Potgoan with the assisstance from Rural Hospital, Murbad, Dist. Thane and Kishore PHC organised a one day free medical check up camp at Potgoan, Murbad, Dist.Thane on 8th February 2015 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The healthc heck up camp was organised with the main objective of providing medical examination andcheckup, giving treatment, referral and health education to the villagers.
Chairperson Public Health, Ms. Prachi Dharap, Chairperson Membership Ms. Rucha Salgaonkar, Chairperson Nursing Service Ms. Shweta Dabholkar, Chairperson Nursing Education Ms. Shilpa Shettigar, TNAI member Ms. Sunita Gursale, Nursing Tutor, Sau Minatai Thakre Institute of Nursing Education, Stafff Nurses from CSMH and Nursing students of Sau Minatai Thakre Institute of Nursing Education took active participation in the health check up camp.
During the camp – Measurement of Height, Weight, Blood Pressure, Eye Sight, Dental Checkup, Hemoglobin Estimation to Screen Anemia, Blood Sugar to Screen Diabetics was done. The patients were given medications free of cost and those who required further care were refer to the rural hospital and CSMH, Kalwa.
School children medical checkup was also done. Health education to the public was given on personal hygiene, balanced diet, malaria, tuberculosis, etc. Posters were displayed. Nearly 275 villagers took the benefit of the camp.