Jammu Tawi, December 19
On the directions of the Director Health Jammu Dr Gurjeet Singh, the School Health section of the CMO Jammu today organized one-day health check-up camp in the premises of the J&K Samaj Kalyan Kendra, near Shahidi Chowk Jammu for the deaf and dumb students.
The NGO runs a school for speech & hearing impaired children of the State whose are provided education including vocational training free of cost. A team of doctors headed by Dr. Shahid Hussain Medical officer today examined 95 students and provided free medicines where ever needed. The check-up included general health examination, dental care and eye sight. Dr Ritu Chib and Dr Sukriti, both Dental Surgeons were the part of the team besides ophthalmological technicians.
The Controller Drugs, Ms Lotika Khajuria, on the request of the President, Samaj Kalyan Kendra K B Jandial, has agreed to provide nutrient supplements through some pharmaceutical companies for these students for their healthy growth.
Jandial thanked the Director Health Services Jammu for organizing first ever Health Camp for specially challenged children and hoped that such camps would be held at bi-annually.
Among the members of the Executive Committee of the NGO present on the occasion besides the President were V K Vaid, Prem Gupta, B K Raina, H N Raina and M N Sharma.