Free Checkup by Patiala Allopathic Practitioner Association
Patiala-Patiala Allopathic Practitioner Association (PAPA) has conducted a free medical/dental checkup, Vaisakhi Health Mela, at Amar Ashram, Patiala on April 15 to celebrate the festival of Vaisakhi.
Dr. AS Sekhon, President Punjab Medical Council was the chief guest.Dr. Harish Malhotra, Civil Surgeon Patiala was the guest of honour.
16 leading doctors of Patiala, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Dr. Rahul Bansa, Dr. Rohit Aggrawal, Dr. Harsimran Singh, Dr. Anshuman Mittal, Dr. Puneet Phul, Dr. Arun Bhandari, Dr. Manish Sehgal, Dr. Umesh Malhotra, Dr. Viveksood, Dr. Shailesh Aggrawa, Dr. Pinky Wangoo and Dr. Anshuman Kharbanda attended more than 1500 patients of their specialties.
The patients were given free consultation, free basic lab tests, Free sugar & ECG and free hepatitis B & C screening tests were done.
50 patients were registered for free cataract surgery to be performed by eye specialists Dr. Balbir Khan, Dr. Atul Kakkar, Dr. Sanjay Bhatnagar and Dr. Nidhi Aggrawal.
Patients were offered discounts on major tests like ultrasound, X-ray, CT scan, MRI and lab tests by Dr. Hitesh Malhotra, Dr. Jatin Garg and Dr. Vikas Tandon.
President of PAPA, Dr. Neeraj Goyal and Secretary, Dr. Rohit Aggrawal, told the motive of the camp was to serve the mankind and to improve doctor-patient relationship.
Association suggested ban to plastics and spitting in the open to prevent air-borne diseases.