Camp organized by CMC Hospital & Trident Group
Barnala:4th November 2016: (Punjab Screen Bureau):
Chrisitan medical college (CMC) and Hospital, Ludhiana organized three days multispecialty health camp in collaboration with Trident Group at the Arun memorial community center at Barnala from 2nd to 4th of November’2016.
The camp was inaugurated by Mr. Rajinder Gupta, Director of the Trident Group and Dr. Abraham G Thomas, Director CMC Hospital, Ludhiana. Several dignitaries from the town, community leaders, politicians, government officials and sarpanchas from around 60 villages were also present for the inauguration.
The Medical teams consisted of doctors from Surgery, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology, psychiatry, dermatology, medicine, ENT, Eye, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology, Cardiology, CTVS, Medicine, Dental, Pharmacy and Community medicine.
On first day of the camp around 1,160 patients were examined, on second day 1,690 benefited from the camp, and today on 4th November by the time this news was sent 1,500 patients had already visited the camp and many more were coming.
Dr. Abraham G Thomas, Director, CMC Hospital said, in this mega medical camp team of 35 doctors will be doing the check-up for the patients. The camp is equipped the camp with digital x-ray which processes the reports in no time. The team will be working under Dr. Clarance, head of the Rural Health Outreach program (RHOP). Team of 35 of technicians, nursing and other help staff will also be helping the team of 35 doctors. Medical bus is also there for minor operations.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Clarance said, that CMC will continue to serve the community with such camps and next date for the camps will be from 7th -11th November, then again from 16th – 18th November, then it will continue in December from 30th November to 2nd December, and 7th December to 9th December.
RHOP department at CMC, Ludhiana coordinates camps like these in far- flung and remote villages in Ludhiana and other parts of Punjab. For some doctors the opportunity to bring their skills and services to many who deprived of quality health care and be able to touch lives is a reward in itself.