Army organises medical camp for children in Poonch
Feb 28, 2021
POONCH: With the aim to spread health awareness among school children, IndIan Army organised a medical checkup and awareness camp at Primary School, Behrote in Poonch distict (J&K).
The camp was organised for extending primary health care and facilitating provisioning of free medical advice to locals and school children of the area.
A team of medical officer and associates from Indian Army conducted the camp and provided locals with preventive care, treatment and medicines.
As a goodwill gesture, the Medical checkup camp was an effort to reachout to the school children, locals as also provided primary medical care to the residents of the area.
The school children were educated on preventive measures of vector borne disease like Corona, Dengue, Malaria, Hepatitis, Gum recession and Cavities. They were also educated on ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle and avoid lifestyle diseases prone to children.
A total of 50 students, 02 teachers and 30 civilians attended the event.
The event was well admired by the school children, their wards and they appreciated the efforts of the Indian Army.