Day-long Mega Health Camp held at Baramulla


BARAMULLA : A daylong mega health camp was today organized by Health Department Baramulla at Carriapa Park here during which hundreds of patients were screened and provided free medicines.

The camp was inaugurated by Chairperson District Development Council (DDC) Baramulla, Safeena Beigh in presence of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar.

On the occasion, Chairperson DDC inspected different medical stalls and interacted with staff and patients to take on spot appraisal of health care facilities being provided to the patients.

At medical stalls, doctors conducted health check- ups of hundreds of patients for Gynae, ENT, Eye, Child Care, General Surgical Care, RBSK Screening Clinic, general medicine, ortho, mental health etc.

Highlighting the importance of conducting such medical camps, the Chairperson DDC said that the aim of this Health Mela is to make people aware about all government health related schemes and ensure benefits of these schemes reach the maximum number of people in the district.

She said that through these medical stalls, people not only are being screened by the doctors and being provided free medicine but also being given awareness regarding all health related schemes.

The Chairperson DDC complimented the efforts of the health department and said that the health department has achieved remarkable success in making all the government schemes available for general people.

She appealed to the general public to register under health schemes including Ayushman Bharat, Golden Card to avail Rs. 5 lac health insurance cover per annum and treatment benefits at both government and empanelled private hospitals free of cost.

Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that district administration is committed for the registration of cent percent beneficiaries on priority under Ayushman Bharat, Golden Card so that the people can avail the benefits from this Centrally Sponsored Scheme.

The DC also lauded the role of the medical fraternity for doing tremendous work in all the exigencies including Covid-19 period.


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