‘Mega Health Camp’ offered Free Medical Services to over 550 people in Jodhpur- organized by Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram

Jodhpur: In an endeavor to bring Health Awareness, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram in association withUmed Club, Jodhpurorganized one of the biggest Super specialty Health Camp in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The camp saw participation from over 700 people and more than550 people were benefitted with free consultation, medical services and tests.

The attendees were offered medical consultation by Senior Doctors of Fortis Hospital, Gurugram. The main motive of the camp was to create awareness and educate people on the importance of different medical ailments, its diagnosis, treatment and intervention. This camp is one of such events where the people of Jodhpursaw participation from Directors of different medical specialties and gave consultation on diseases related to Orthopaedics,Blood Cancer,Bone Marrow Transplant,Cardiology,and Neurology.

Senior Consultants of Fortis Hospital, Gurugram who offered their expert consultation during the camp included –Dr. Subhash Jangid, Director and Unit Head, Bone and Joint Institute, Dr. Rahul Bhargava, Director and HOD, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant, Dr. Binay Kumar, Consultant, Interventional Cardiology andDr. Rahul Miglani, Consultant, Neurology.

In addition to this, free Blood Pressure Checkup, Bone Densitometry, Complete Blood Count Checkup Electrocardiogram (ECG) and, BMI, was also carried to create awareness about blood disorders, bones related problems, cardiology problems and neurology related problems which is one of the most worrisome and common health issues prevalent in this region.

Dr Subhash Jangid, Director and Unit Head, Fortis Bone and Joint Institute, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram said, “Through this camp, we spread awareness about the arthritis and neglected trauma issues in Orthopedics patients. More than 200 patients were seen with joint pains and mismanaged fracture problems. They were explained about the remedial measures. It was stressed that the trauma patients need to be managed aggressively for optimum results. Arthritis patients were made aware about the excellent and long lasting results after knee replacement surgery with Navigation/Robotic assistance.”

Dr. Rahul Bhargava, Director, Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram said, “Throughout our practice we have found huge recurrence of blood disorder in Rajasthan. Through our camp in Jodhpur, we want to spread awareness that many of blood disorders are not incurable and can be cured through medication. What is required is early diagnosis and treatment. Early treatment leads to positive results and cure. We are committed to make Rajasthan anemia free through our regular campaigns and will continue to serve the society through such camps. The good outcome depends upon early detection and awareness. Through these camps we want to raise awareness on blood disorders and blood cancers.”

Dr. Ritu Garg, Zonal Director, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugramsaid, “Being a healthcare provider our main aim is to educate people on how to live a healthy lifestyle.If people are aware of the symptoms of a disease and realize the importance of early detection, half the battle is won. Our purpose to organize this camp is to provide education and free medical services to the society. This is one of the biggest Health camps ever in Jodhpurwhere Directors of different medical specialties have participated. We appreciate the zeal of general masses towards their health who have participated in the camp in such huge numbers. We will continue to organize such events in the future and educate people on the importance of health and healthy lifestyle.