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BEHMRAMPUR : Tata Steel in association with its CSR wing Tata Steel Rural Development Society and District Health Department of Ganjam organised a one-day Free Mega Health Camp along with Dengue Awareness campaign at Bhagat Singh library in Chamakhandi village under Chattrapur block on Tuesday.
More than 640 patients from Chamakhandi and 23 periphery villages were benefitted by the day long camp where free medicines were provided along with consultation by specialist doctors from across disciplines like Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Eye, Paediatric, Skin, Venereal Diseases, etc,.
8 specialist doctors in the camp provided consultation to the patients, including many senior citizens and physically challenged persons. Apart from free health check-up and medicines, people were also tested for Dengue and Malaria.
Present during the mega health camp Mr. C H Satyanarayan Rao, an eminent social worker of the area praised Tata Steel for its health interventions in the area including the mega health camp and Mobile Medical Units covering 29 villages of the nearby area.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Sushanta Mishra, Chief, Project Gopalpur & SEZ, Tata Steel said, “The sense of ownership that people from the community express during such camps by facilitating, participating and benefiting out of this is amazing.
We will undertake more similar initiatives in comings days for the people of the area.”Among others present on the occasion were Mr. Bhagaban Reddy, Village President, Chamakhandi; Mr. P. Mohan Reddy, Village Secretary, Chamakhandi and officers of Tata Steel and TSRDS who volunteered in the health camp.