Medical and Dental Health Camp Covered in Kavre Post

In response to high healthcare costs in Nepal and limited availability of medical services and supplies in remote areas, RMF Nepal conducted a free health camp in Dhulikhel, Kavre. 48 people attended, including 18 orphan girls from Help Nepal Network Children’s Home who greatly benefited from the camp’s services. Although the camp was organized on the premises of Help Nepal Network Children’s Home, local residents also arrived to receive health examinations and dental checkups. Additionally, prescribed medicines were distributed to patients for free.

Dentist Dr. Balaram Dhail conducted dental checkups and counseled patients about dental hygiene. Mr. Dhail also demonstrated proper brushing techniques and led a class on other measures of dental hygiene maintenance. RMF provided free toothbrushes and toothpaste for the children at the orphanage.

Medical Team:

  1. Munu Mahat, Physician
  2. Ranjit Jasraj, Physician
  3. Anjila Shrestha, Physician
  4. Balaram Dhail, Dentist
  5. Sudip K. C., Paramedic
  6. Saroj Thapa, Paramedic

Dr. Arjun Prasad Sapkota, Chief of District Health Office (DHO), and social organizations were invited in the camp. As chief guest, Dr. Sapkota appreciated RMF for its activities in Kavre and anticipated the continuation of this support in the future. RMF Nepal Program Manager Mr. Ganesh Shrestha and Program Coordinator Ms. Pragya Gautam committed to assisting in humanitarian projects in the future. The events of the health camp in Kavre were covered by local newspaper Kavre Post on July 2, 2017.

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“Free Health Camp by Real Medicine Foundation” 

Dhulikhel, 30 June. A free health camp was conducted by Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) at Dhulikhel, Kavre. Altogether, 48 people benefitted from the camp, including female children from Help Nepal Network Children’s Home. A medical officer, Dr. Munu Mahat, and health personnel from Paramedical Association of Nepal (PAN) conducted free health check-ups and a free medicine distribution program, and a dentist, Balaram Dhail, conducted free dental check-ups and counseling on dental hygiene. Due to the poor dental hygiene of the children from the orphanage, Mr. Balaram conducted a demonstration session for the right technique of brushing teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene for the children. Real Medicine Foundation provided toothbrushes and toothpaste for all the children from the orphanage.

The program was organized by PAN and supported by RMF. The chief guests were Dr. Arjun Prasad Sapkota, Chief Public Health Administrator of District Public Health Office Kavre, Mr. Rajdas Kafle, President of PAN-Kavre district, and Mr. Purna Bahadur Karki of Help Nepal Network. They declared that a lot of locals from the area, and especially the children from Help Nepal Network Children’s Home, took advantage of the health camp. They also expressed that they will seek such cooperation from RMF in similar humanitarian activities. RMF Program Manager Mr. Ganesh Shrestha and Program Coordinator Ms. Pragya Gautam appreciated the success of the program and committed to assist in humanitarian events in the future. Earlier, RMF had also organized a program to distribute free wheelchairs and medical equipment to the health centers of Madan Kundari, Gothpani, Pokhari Chauri, Kolti, Birta Deurali, and Dhuseni Siwalaya Village Development Committees of Koshipari in Kavre District. 

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