Sri Narayani Hospital - Medical Camps
During the month of April, 2007 the Community Health Department of the Sri Narayani Hospital & Research Centre conducted many Medical Camps as part of their Outreach Program.
This month they held camps for Ante Natal Care Home Visits, General Medical, Paediatric, Under Five Clinic and Diabetes.
Ante Natal Care Camps
Ante Natal Care Camps were held on the 5th, 12th, 19th, 21st, and 26th of April, 2007 from Elavambadi to Eripudhur, Kuppam to Kudisai, Elavambadi to Eripudhur, Sembedu to Vellakkava and Sekkanur to Sagadevanpatti. The Auxiliary Nurse examined over 140 pregnant women. This camp is done to reach pregnant women in the rural areas who are too far away from hospitals and those who cannot afford this kind of treatment. All the women were treated and given free medicines and advice as required.
General Medical Camps
General Health Care Camps were held on the 13th and 24th of August, 2007 in Battaiyur and Narayanapuram. Dr. Anand and Dr. Subapriya and the Medical Team examined over 253 people for common diseases due to living in unhygienic conditions. The doctors treated all the patients and gave out free medicines as required and educated everyone on the importance of maintaining clean living conditions.
A Paediatric Camp was held on the 27th of April, 2007 in Thirumalaikodi. Dr. Narendra Babu and the health team examined over 114 children for common paediatric problems like the cold and cough, asthma, vomiting diarrhoea, loss of weight and appetite, skin diseases, heart diseases and diseases due to malnutrition. The doctor gave free treatment and medicines to the children as required.
Under Five Clinic
An Under Five Clinic was held on the 28th of April, 2007 in Thiruvalluvar Nagar. The Paediatrician Dr. Prakash examined over 72 children. This camp is done to reach children in the rural areas who are too far away from hospitals and those who cannot afford to be immunized against diseases or afford other kinds of treatment. All the children were treated and given free medicines as required.
A Diabetes Camp was held on the 29th of April 2007 at the Sri Narayani Clinic in Vallalar. Dr. Sudhakar, the Diabetologist screened over 101 patients to find out if they have diabetes and related illnesses. The patients were treated, given free medicines and advice on a healthy diet.