- Collaborated to organise 2-Day mega health camp and other health-care related activities at LPU campus
- More than 1000 villagers from surrounding 25 villages got benefitted
- Hundreds of students formed vast human chain for health awareness & also donated 1050 blood units
Jalandhar: LPU Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences (LFAMS) & SPS Apollo Hospital celebrated World Health Day collaboratively at LPU Campus. Both institutions organised two day mega health camp for the general benefit of thousands of villagers from surrounding 25 villages. Free medical consultation was provided by experts in the fields of Eyes-care, ENT, Heart diseases, Respiratory diseases, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Dental, Psychology, Dermatology and others. Various tests for medical diagnostic services were also arranged on very nominal rates. Health walk & expert talks, regarding health awareness, were also organized.
Different medical teams from the related top industry & hospitals- Alembic, Colgate, Metropolis, Medi-vision Pharma, Johal hospiital, Vasan Eye Care, Thind Eye hospital participated. An NGO, NRI Trust along with the audiometric experts from PGI Chandigarh provided consultancy services for speech therapy and hearing impairments. Students and staff members of SAMARPAN-a project of LPU Community Service Cell- donated 1050 blood units, and formed a vast human chain of more than 500 persons for health awareness. Medical teams from Civil Hospitals of Jalandhar, Amritsar and Kapurthala looked after the blood donation campaign and medical facilities provided. Free medicines were also distributed at the SBRM Hospital of the university. Special children from St Joseph school were counseled by expert medical teams. Many other school and college students also participated in the health quiz.
On this occasion, Dr S S Gill, Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences; Dr Kapil, Joint Director of SPS Apollo Hospitals Ludhiana, Dr KC Mukerjee, Dr Sanjeev Mittal, Dr Anureet Kaur Gill, Dietician Ms Sonia Chopra and other experts were also present. Dr Gill congratulated all the participants for the successful organization of the camp and asked people to always remain well awakened about their health. Senior Dean of LFAMS, Dr Monica Gulati, thanked all the expert team members, blood-donors, all sarpanch of villages for being a great motivational part of the World Health Day celebration.