South Western Air Command Holds Medical And Health Outreach Camp In Alampur

| Updated: April 14, 2022 7:34 pm

South Western Air Command (SWAC) conducted a Medical and Dental health outreach camp was conducted at Alampur Village (near BSF camp). The theme of this camp was “Swasth Bharat – Healthy India –Medical Outreach Programme” for the benefit of the villagers. The camp was conducted in the primary school of Alampur Village in Gandhinagar district, it was inaugurated by the Commanding Officer, HQ SWAC (Unit) in the presence of the village Sarpanch and the medical team, on Sunday, April 10, 2022.

As part of the programme, a Medical Officer, a Dental Officer, a Specialist Lady Medical Officer (Gynaecology) and a team of paramedical staff from Station Medicare Centre (SMC), Headquarters SWAC (Unit), Air Force and 19 Air Force Dental Centre (Detachment) conducted oral cancer screenings.). It was decided to hold the camp on a Sunday to cover maximum villagers. A total of 23 members from the medical team and 12 members from other sections participated in the camp for its smooth functioning.

Total 117 villagers participated in the camp. The details are as follows:-

Date Time & venueParticipants
 10 Apr 22 at 0900 hrs at Primary School, Alampur Village117Male: 69 , Female:- 42, Children:- 6

The activities conducted in the camp are as follows:-

Sl No.Activity conducted by the medical teamNo of patients
 Vitals (BP, Pulse, Temperature, RR)   117
 Height, Wt and  BMI check117
 Lab Investigations (RBS)75
 Medical examination by medical officers78
 Dental Health Examination55
 Oral cancer detection for the villagers20
 Medical examination for ladies by a Gynaecologist42
(j)Vaccination for children below 5 years03

Lectures were also conducted for the benefit of the villagers. The details of the subjects covered are as follows:-

   Topic                                                        Conducted by           No of participants 
Health Hygiene among females                 Dr Meera Bhutani25
Lifestyle diseases and nutrition               Flt Lt Harish Pant26
Ways to maintain Good Oral Hygiene      Sqn Ldr SK Abbot22
Our planet: Our Health                              Sgt Sujit Tiwari20

As prescribed by the medical and dental officers, the medicines were also distributed to the villagers. As a result of the examination, some of the villagers were advised to seek further specialist opinion and management at Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad.

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