Banihal, April 16
In continuation of relentless efforts towards improving the health of local populace and educate them to maintain hygiene and sanitation in their daily lives, a medical camp was organized by the Indian Army at village – Zenihal, Tehsil – Banihal, Dist – Ramban (J&K).The camp provided basic medical facilities to the remotely located residents of the area and was aimed at reaching out to the needy and poor.
A total of 211 patients including senior citizens, ladies and children turned up for the Medical Camp. The Army medical team comprised of two medical officers, including a lady medical officer and two nursing assistants from the Army & one civil doctor from Sub Divisional Hospital, Banihal. The Medical cover included basic examination, medical treatment & distribution of free medicines. In addition, awareness on positive health practices, family planning and behavioral modifications for improvement of health were also disseminated to the locals. This gesture of army was well received and appreciated by the local population.