Manali: As many as 700 patients were examined at a two day free medical camp that ended on Sunday and organized by Hans Foundation , Press club Manali and local MLA Govind Singh Thakur at the OPD of CHC Manali . The consultants from the specialties of Medicine, Eye, Gynaecology and Orthopaedics examined the patients.
The consultants who participated in the camp were Dr Rawat (Medicine), Dr Amrita and Dr Pushpa (Obst & Gynae) ,Dr Shyad Sadque, Dr Vinak (EYE) and Mr Chander Sungh Bhandari, Mri Denesh Kandri and Mr Lakshman Bhai Patel was also present on the occasion.
The patients who came to the camp for consultation were provided free registration including free medicines, free hearing aids, clutches and wheelchairs.
Mr Padmender Singh Bisht Coordinator Uttarakhand of Hans Cultural Foundation disclosed in press conference that Hans Cultural foundation (HCF) is one of India’s largest charitable organization, which have funded hundreds of charitable organizations across India. We value our partners’ hard work and fund their efforts. He added HCF cater specifically to the needs of underprivileged people in their localities.
He said that we primarily finance small grassroots organizations that operate directly in the communities serve directly. This ensures that the funds directly impact the people in need. Along with the local organizations; we also support larger organizations that have a greater outreach. He added that with these organizations, we aim to develop solutions that are replicable across the country.
He further said our experience with our partners has taught us a lot about social development e throughout the country. We are actively exploring new and unique projects that will make a large impact in the rural parts of India. The HCF works hard to identify partner organizations who want the best for the people they serve.
He added HCF is a charitable trust fund that was created to provide a source of endowment for not-for-profit organizations in India.
MLA Manali Govind singh said that the main aim of organizing such camps was to help weaker section of society and create health-related awareness among the masses and advised them regarding healthy lifestyle practices.
With the onset of monsoons, the risk of waterborne disease rises. “People should take care of their surroundings by maintaining hygiene and paying attention to the quality of water and by having a balanced diet, Govind added.
Sanjay Dutta, an engineer by qualification but is a journalist by choice.
He has worked for the premier new agency Press Trust of India and leading English daily Indian Express.
With more than a decade of experience, he has been highlighting issues related to environment, tourism and other aspects affecting mountain ecology.
Sanjay Dutta lives in a village close to Manali in Kullu valley of Himachal.