Sri Narayani Hospital - Medical Camps
During the month of August, 2008 the Community Health Department of the Sri Narayani Hospital & Research Centre conducted many Medical Camps as part of their Outreach Program.
This month they conducted camps for Women's Health Care, School Health, Ante Natal Care Home Visits, General Medicine, Neurological and Diabetes.
Women Health Care Camps
Women's Health Care Camps were held on the 5th and 25th of August, 2008 in Periyasekanoor and Sembedu. Dr. T. Tannaki examined over 50 patients for menstrual disorders, lower abdominal pain, discharges, prolapsed uterus, etc. All the patients were treated and given free medicines.
School Health Camp
A School Health Camp was held on the 6th of August, 2008 at the Girls Higher Secondary School in Ussoor. Dr. T. Kannaki examined over 52 children to find common paediatric problems like frequent attacks of the cold and cough, asthma, vomiting diarrhoea, loss of weight and appetite, skin diseases, heart diseases and diseases due to malnutrition. All the children received free treatment and medicines. The children also received a treat of tooth brushes and chocolates.
Ante Natal Care Camps
Ante Natal Care Camps were held on the 7th, 14th, 20th and 27th of August, 2008 from Kudisai to Vasantham Nagar, Kudisai to Earipudhur, Ariyur Kuppam to Athiyur and Sekanoor to Sakadevanpatti. The Auxiliary Nurse examined over 76 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, iron tablets, injections and advice as required.
General Medicine Camps
General Medicine Camps were held on the 16th and 23rd of August, 2008 in Kudisai and Agamedu. Dr. T. Kannaki examined over 65 patients for common diseases among people who live in unhygienic conditions and are prone to health hazards. All the patients were treated and given free medicines.
A Neurological Camp was held on the 9th of August, 2008 at the Sri Narayani Hospital & Research Centre in Thirumalaikodi. Dr. G. Prem Kumar examined over 60 patients for common neurological problems like chronic headaches, giddiness, etc. All the patients were treated and given free medicines.
A Diabetes Camp was held on the 12th, August, 2008 at the Sri Narayani Hospital in Thirumalaikodi. Dr. Dr. Sudhakar examined over 30 patients for diabetes. All the patients were treated, given free medicines and were advised on the importance of taking their medicines regularly and adopting and maintaining healthy food habits.