Health Camp at Gargade School, Nagarkot
Under Enhancing Community Health in Nepal, a free health camp including Tuberculosis Microscopic Camp was organized on 12th February 2017 in Gargade School premises in Nagarkot VDC. The camp was conducted by joint effort of BNMT Nepal and DPHO, Bhaktapur.
In the camp, four rooms were run for diagnosis (Obstetrics/Gynaecology; Paediatrics: General check-up; Tuberculosis Microscopic Examination) and one room was allocated for distribution of free essential medicines provided by BNMT Nepal. Moreover, a suggestion collection corner was placed for collecting valuable suggestion from beneficiaries.
A total of 168 people of all ages, with 129 women and 39 men directly benefited from the camp.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Dr Ganesh Rai, Dr Rakina Bhansakarya, Dr Sujan Shrestha, Dr Pramod Mandal, Dr Anisha Shakya, Dr Saraswati Parajuli and Dr Kulesh Thapa; Nurse, Amrita Thapa; Pharmacist, Rachana Shrestha; Ms Tara Sharma, District Tuberculosis and Leprosy Officer (DTLO); Mr Dillip Kumar Duwal, Health post incharge, Nagarkot; Mr Uddhab Jamkattel, School Principal; all lab personnel from the DPHO; all health post staffs including FCHVs; all staffs of the school; and several volunteers from school’s child club members for their active participation and support in successful conduction of this camp.
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