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MENDHAR: A mega medical-cum-screening camp under Rashtriya Bal Suraksha Karyakaram (RBSK) initiative was held in Mendhar on Friday.
The camp was inaugurated by Additional District Development Commissioner, Abdul Hamid Manhas in presence of SDM Mendhar Dr. Tanvir Ahmed, State Coordinator NHM Dr Arshad Nazir, CMO, BMO SDPO besides officials from education, health and Child Development Programme office.
Special teams of doctors from District Hospital Poonch and sub-district hospital Mendhar attended the camp and screened patients for specified diseases. A medical mobile unit vehicle from DH Poonch was also made available in the camp.
Around 3000 children in age group of 0-18 years were screened under the programme. The pamphlets and other IEC material having details of causes, symptoms, preventive measures and treatments of the diseases were distributed among the participants.
Meanwhile, a screening health camp of RBSK was inaugurated at Government Higher Secondary School Pouni by ADC Babu Ram in presence of Chief Medical Officer Dr. Parminder Singh.
During the screening health camp, 8 mobile health teams provided consultation to 1027 children from various schools & anganwadi Centers. Specialists consultations was provided to 226 children, out of which 2 children were found with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), 10 Otitis Media, 3 Neuro Motor Impairment, 2 Developmental Delay of Hip (DDH), 1 Down Syndrome ,1 Cataract, 9 Deafness (Hearing Impairment), 41 Visual Impairment & 151 Dental Problems, 3 ptotis, 1 reactive airway.
Tehsildar Pouni, SDPO Pouni, Principal Higher Secondary School Pouni, Dr. Narinder Bhutial, Programme Manager, Quality Assurance/RKSK/Kaykalp & Sheetal Raina , State SNCU Coordinator, SHS, NHM, J&K, Block Medical Officer Pouni, ZEO Pouni, BDO Pouni, Staff Members of District Programme Management Unit Reasi, Officers/ Officials from Health were present in the camp.
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