Health Camp at Civil Dispensary Dhanas

Chandigarh, 02nd June, 2016: Chandigarh Health Department in Collaboration with UCO Bank organized Health Camp at Civil Dispensary, Dhanas on 4th June 2016(Saturday). Sh. Anurag Aggarwal, Home-cum- Secretary Health inaugurated the health camp and was welcomed by Dr. Vanita Gupta, Director Health Services. Mr. V.K. Shrivastva, G.M., UCO Bank, Chandigarh along with senior officials from Health Department was also present.

Specialists from field of Medicine, Gynae, Skin and ENT examined patients and gave free consultation. Total of 670 patients were registered and examined at the Camp Approx. 366 people were examined at Medical OPD and were given treatment accordingly.
Keeping in view the rise in no. of cases of Breast and Cervical Cancer cases in India, Senior Gynaecologists Dr. Seema Sharma, Max hospital, Dr. Rakhi, Astt. Professor, Obs. & Gynae. PGIMER and Dr. Kavita Chavan from Health Department screened aprox. 49 females above 30 yrs. for Breast and Cervical Cancers, out of these 3 were suspected for Cervical Cancer and 1 Patient was found to be having lump in Breast. Total of 49 people were also screened for Oral Cancer and 2 were found to be suffering from Sub mucous fibrosis. Total of 149 people were screened for leprosy and other skin diseases and one patient was suspected with leprosy.