Mega health camp at Faizpur receives an overwhelming response

On Monday, Tushar Gandhi, great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, inaugurated the first rural Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay camp at Faizpur in Jalgaon district in Maharashtra. The camp witnessed the participation of thousands of people from tribal dominated taluka’s like, Raver, Chopda, Yaval, Muktainagar and so on

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Special clinics were established at the camp site according to the disease. Doctors from Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur had come to examine the patients. Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister, N T Nana Patil (MP), Rakshatai Khadse (MP), Eknathrao Khadse (MLA) and Haribhau Jawale (MLA) were present at the camp.

Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister
Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister

Health ambassador, Rameshwar Naik, said, “Earlier people from rural areas had to go to the cities for treatment, but due to Girish Mahajan’s efforts, camps like these have been started in the rural areas. The purpose of this camp is early diagnosis and treatment of patients. If the patients needed to get operated, the entire treatment will be done free of cost. Many non-governmental organisations and ace doctors have started giving help for such camps.”

Around 2,500 doctors who have come from different cities of the country, have offered voluntary services in the camp. Around 146 types of medicines are provided free to the patients. In this camp, eye, heart, skin, orthopaedic related diseases were examined during the camp.

insert-3 In order to avoid inconvenience, inquiry points, rest rooms, ambulances were provided. Police has also helped a lot in this camp.

Small surgeries will be performed on the patients at Ravel and Bhusaval. The travelling expenses and surgical fees will be offered free of cost. The food was also made available at the camp. Different tests were carried out at the camp. Even the local people volunteered and helped, to make it successful.