to provide health service to the underprivileged community of prakashpur rural municipality
We, Rotaract club of Dharan Ghopa along with our sponsoring club Rotary Club of Dharan Ghopa, NMSRA,Miteri Developmental bank limited , Dharan organised a multidisciplinary free mega health camp under Community Service Avenue on 27th April, 2019 in the premises of shree prakashpur higher secondary school secondary situated in the rural part of sunsari District, prakashpur Municipality for the marginalised and needy people.
It is one of the major project of Rotaract Club of Dharan Ghopa in alliance with Rotary Club of Dharan Ghopa and B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences which is done on an annual basis with "Suswasthya" live long:Mega Health Camp "being one this year. Apart from the vital bodies mentioned above, the camp was conducted in co-ordination with:
• prakashpur Municipality
• Nursing Association Nepal (NAN)
• shree prakashpur higher Secondary School, prakashpur
• BPKIHS Blood Donation Committee
A total of 30 doctors, including superspecialist consultants from various twelve departments of BPKIHS along with 37 Rotaractors left BPKIHS and headed towards the target area at around 8:00am.. We had 2 buses for the volunteers and doctors and for all the necessary equipment for the project. We reached prakashpur at around 9:00am . All the Volunteers and doctors were arranged to have breakfast and lunch . During this period, 433 patients were provided free health checkup and drugs.
We provided following services at our camp:
•OPD service for medical and dental department (Total 12 department)
•free drugs as per prescription
• Screening for cervical carcinoma
• Dental extraction and other dental procedures.
• Free distribution of Albendazole
• Blood grouping
• Minor surgeries
The most common illnesses that were presented were skin problems,gastrointestinal problems, joint pain along with other orthopedic related problems followed by dental problems (caries and extraction procedures).VIA test was conducted in 56 indicated women in which 5 were found to be positive.During the diabetic screening ,50 were found to be in risk for diabetes mellitus and 60 people were in the risk of hypertension.
The program was a major success with an applauding response from the residents of that area around and they expressed their gratitude by asking us for a similar camp every year to the best of our convenience.