Srinagar: The J&K Yateem Foundation in collaboration with Ali Bannat Project organised a free medical camp at Naadim Memorial Higher Secondary School in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday.
A team of doctors from SKIMS and JVC Bemina examined 415 patients including men, women and children during the day long camp, a JKYF statement said.
Free medicines worth Rs 3 lakh were distributed among the needy patients, it added.
On the occasion, the visiting doctors identified 5 patients who needed immediate advanced medical intervention and were refered to SKIMS Hospital Srinagar.
Headed by Dr Aamir MD Medicine SKIMS, the team comprised of Dr Tariq Mir, MS General Surgery, Dr Uzma Andrabi MD Gynaecology and some more doctors belonging to other departments including ENT, Orthopaedics,Ophthalmology ,Dermatology departments at SKIMS and JVC Bemina.
The Organisational volunteers from JKYF Bandipora District Unit facilitated the medical team while ensuring SOPs related to COVID-19 pandemic.
Former JKYF Chairman, Mohammad Rafiq Lone interacted with the doctors and visiting patients to enquire about their health condition.
He also extended JKYF’s gratitude to SKIMS and JVC medical team for helping the poor patients. Lone also lauded the efforts of Ali Banaat Project in facilitating medical camp to cater to poor and needy patients.
The locals hailed the efforts of volunteers for bringing medical experts at the doorsteps of the local populace.
The JKYF said it is all set to organise such camps in other district ofJ&K in future.