The Health Centre, University of Jammu today organized a one day orthopedic health camp wherein more than 160 patients were examined by Dr. Abdul Ghani, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Govt. Medical College, Jammu along with his team of doctors including physiotherapist and dietician.
Prof. R. D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, and the chief guest of the function formally inaugurated the health camp while Prof. Poonam Dhawan, Dean Academic Affairs (DAA), was the guest of honour. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. R. D. Sharma expressed his satisfaction for organizing this health camp and said that such camps give an opportunity to all the employees of University to get their regular checkups and hoped that these should be a regular feature in future as well. He whole heartedly conveyed his gratitude to Dr. Abdul Ganai and his team of dedicated doctors for extending their help and expertise for orthopedic check up of stake holders of University of Jammu. Vice Chancellor also informed the audience that the university health centre has state of art facilities which would be continually upgraded from time to time to make it a model health care unit. In his remarks the expert surgeon , Dr. Abdul Ghani apprised that in the camp most of the people with various ailments like neck pain, cervical spondylosis, low backache, osteoarthritis and many others were examined. He also cautioned and advised that people should adopt active life style besides limiting their overuse of modern electronic gadgets like mobiles and computers. Healthy food, regular exercise along with timely health visits to doctors should be followed by all, the learned doctor opined.