Kathmandu, January 2, 2017: Janata Clinic conducted a One Day Free Multispecialty Health Camp at a health post in Chilaunebas, Syangja in collaboration with a local community installation. The members of the installation, Jharkhola Motilal Smriti Pratisthan along with a few young volunteers coordinated the camp.
The camp offered a total of 10 specialty services including general medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, pulmonology, nephrology, cardiology, gynecology, dental, general surgery and radio diagnosis. General OTC medicines were distributed for free at the camp. A total of 18 doctors, 7 pharmacists and a few nurses from Kathmandu and Pokhara participated in the camp which provided free health assessment to 1127 patients from Chilaunebas, Bangsingh, and other surrounding villages. A total of 1127 patients, 70% were female and 5% children benefitted from the camp.
The findings of the camp reflect the prevalence of respiratory, cardiovascular and orthopedic diseases in the elderly residents of Chilaunebas and surrounding areas while most of the children suffer protein-energy malnutrition, says the press release issued by the clinic. The cases requiring referral will be managed atÂ Western Regional HospitalÂ of Pokhara, the release adds.