Translation: Free Health Camp for Flood Affected People

Mahottari, September 2, 2017

Focusing on the health problems of people from flood affected areas, the Paramedical Association of Nepal (PAN) organized a free health camp at Bardibas-8, Hattilet, Mahottari with the support of Real Medicine Foundation Nepal on September 2, 2017. The chairperson of PAN, Mr. Hari Kunwar, inaugurated the free camp through which 237 patients received health services.

In addition to free health check-ups and medicine distribution, health education, hygiene and sanitation, a nutrition corner, and rehabilitation counseling services were also provided by the team of 2 medical doctors and 21 paramedical volunteers through the camp. The Office of Drinking Water and Sanitation supported bottled water, and water purifying solution “Piyush” was distributed through this camp.

Community people who benefited from the camp seemed happy and satisfied with the management and services provided by the camp. The chairperson asked the secretariat members of PAN to be mobilized for people troubled by the floods and similar disasters. The program manager and Nepal representative of Real Medicine Foundation, Mr. Ganesh Shrestha, expressed his commitment to supporting people in need through such activities in the future.

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