Gurugram: In its effort to promote healthy living among people, Mission Learning Foundation, a city based NGO, organised a free medical camp on Sunday at Sai Kunj, New Palam Vihar.
ACP Ashok Kumar inaugurated the camp. This is the fifth year of the camp by the foundation. More than 25 volunteers of the foundation were present on the occasion and facilitated the visitors during the camp.
People from various localities including New Palam Vihar, Bajghera Village, Rajendra Nagar, Sector 31, 52, 56, 47 etc visited the camp.
More than thousand people from various walks of life had come for the free check up. A large number of underprivileged people also attended the medical camp.
A panel of doctors from reputed hospitals including general physician, peadiatrician, gynaecologist, ENT, orthopedics, ophthalmologist, homeopathy, consultants and volunteers of Mission Learning Foundation were there to help the residents during the camp.
Various tests ranging from blood sugar, blood pressure, PCA, ECG and bone mineral density were conducted.
A free consultation was also provided to the visitors. Not only senior citizens but men, children and women of all the age groups participated in the camp.
The locals were also made aware about the healthy habits and good practices they should follow in their daily lives to remain fit and healthy.
A dental camp was also set up for the people where citizens were made aware of the importance of dental hygiene and care. Free dental hygiene kit along with medicine and refreshment were provided to the visitors.
Gaurav Shrinivas, President of Mission Learning Foundation, lauded the efforts of the volunteers and doctors to make the camp a success. “Our aim is to spread happiness among the people. Healthy body and mind leads to happy healthy lives. It is our fifth annual medical camp for the people. Our volunteers came from different professions but together they are working for a single cause. We are extremely happy that all the doctors and volunteers lend their helping hand for this noble cause. We were expecting around 600 visitors during the camp but more than 1000 people attended the camp and were benefited.”