Department of Health organized a free medical camp on 19th December 2018 at Bodh Gaya, Bihar. The main purpose of the medical camp was to provide free medical services to the devotees who are gather to receive blessing and to attend the teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Medical Camp will be continue till 4th January 2019.
As of now, daily average patient raise to 400 to 500 and were checked approx. 4500 patients free of cost. They were also given free medicines as prescribed by doctors. In this medical camp, inpatient services, dressing of wounds, nebulization, BP, Sugar checkup, IV fluid administration, Suturing, free distribution of medicines and ambulance service for emergency cases. So far, 15 emergency services were provided.
In this medical camp, we found out that most of the patients were suffering from various diseases including upper respiratory infections, diarrhoea, injury, asthma, neuropathy and many more. In some cases, patient were referred to further checkup. As a result, we detected 3 TB patient and put on medication.
Free Medical Camp team comprising of 14 members managed this medical camp successfully. Team included two health staff, two doctors, eight nurses and two drivers from different health facilities under the Health department. The camp has successfully created an impact in the lives of about 4500 patients in Bodh Gaya.