Army holds medical camp in North Kashmir’s Bandipora
BANDIPORA: In a follow up of Army’s endeavour to reachout to people from far flung remote areas of Bandipora district and provide basic medical care & advise to the most underprivileged strata of the society, 14 RR under the aiges of 5 Sect conducted a Medical Camp today at one of the remotest village Sirender of Bandipora district.
Medical team of the Army worked relentlessly for the entire day for the benefit of needy civ populace.
In addition to basic health check up and provn of required medicine, the patients in need of specialist care were referred for the requisite treatment.
Besides the medical camp at Sirender village, one medical team was also sent to higher reaches around Sirender village for provision of in-situ medical assistance to the Gujjars, Bakerwals and their families staying in Dhoks and Beheks.
A total of 93 males, 41 females & 31 children were treated during the medical camp. Awareness program was also conducted on the sidelines of the medical camp to improve the holistic view about health care and hygiene & sanitation among the local populace.
Maint of personal health & hygiene, nutrition amongst toddlers, water borne diseases and oral health were few of the topics covered by the medical team and the Awam was sensitised and advised on the same.
The Awam eloquently commended the army for their goodwill gesture and expressed their heartfelt gratitude. Indeed it was one of the many steps taken by the Indian Army to live with the motto of “Awam aur Jawan “.