#HealthOfKerala: Doctors in action in medical relief camps

As the doctors from Maharashtra and other states of the country are doing their best by helping the flood-affected people at the medical camps. We take a look behind the scenes on the commitment and determination of the doctors to help ease this humanitarian crisis and also the many others who have dedicatedly contributed in helping the people of Kerala

Kerala has suffered its worst flood within living memory. While 7.25 lakh people have been rendered homeless, about 400 are feared dead due to the havoc created by the flood. More than 4,000 relief camps have been established across Kerala and disaster management officials said they were now focused on preventing the outbreak of water-borne diseases.

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Doctors dressing wounds of a flood-affected person.
Doctors conducting an OPD at the relief camp
Doctors conducting an OPD at the relief camp
A doctor attending to a youngster at the camp.
A doctor attending to a youngster at the camp.
Doctors share a light moment with the volunteers at the camp
Doctors share a light moment with the volunteers at the camp.
The stock of medicines brought in from Maharashtra to be distributed at the camp.
The stock of medicines brought in from Maharashtra to be distributed at the camp.
Doctors with an elderly patient at the camp.
Doctors with an elderly patient at the camp.
A doctor taking a blood pressure reading
A doctor taking a blood pressure reading.
Doctors doing an ENT examination.
Doctors doing an ENT examination.
Doctors interacting with patients during an afternoon OPD
Doctors interacting with patients during an afternoon OPD.
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A doctor instructing a patient about her medicine dosage.
A doctor examining a patient to check for skin infections.
A doctor examining a patient to check for skin infections.

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Doctors checking a patient's eyes at the relief camp
Doctors checking a patient’s eyes at the relief camp.
A doctor performing an ENT examination
A doctor performing an ENT examination.

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The stock of medicine delivered to Kerala from Maharashtra
The stock of medicine delivered to Kerala from Maharashtra.
Doctors after the OPD for the day had ended.
Doctors after the OPD for the day had ended.
Doctors tending to elderly patients at the relief camp.
Doctors tending to elderly patients at the relief camp.

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