1150 patients examined; free medicines distributed
POONCH: District Development Commissioner Poonch, Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Tuesday inaugurated a medical outreach camp at Arai in tehsil Mandi of the district.
CMO Poonch Dr Mumtaz Bhatti Deputy CMO Dr Shamim, BMO Mandi Dr Mushtaq and staff of health department were present on the occasion.
During the camp, 1150 patients were examined, 272 lab tests were conducted and 60 disability certificates were issued to handicapped people by health department.
Speaking on the occasion, the DDC said the aim of organising medical camp was to provide specialised medical services at the doorstep of people especially the differently-abled. He informed such outreach medical camps would be held at remote areas of district at regular intervals in future.
CMO Poonch said that medical camps in far flung areas are being held on directions of the district administration.