Annapurna post free medical camp: Over 1,700 flood victims of six VDCs get treatment

Siraha, August 12:

Over 1,700 people of over six village development committees, including Kalyanpur Jabdi, were benefited from the free health camp organised by Annapurna Post for the flood victims yesterday.

Around 640 patients were treated on Friday and free medicines were provided to them.

The health camp that was organised at Ramdhulari Secondary School in Kalyanpur Jabdi VDC was coordinated by the Siraha chapter of Nepal Red Cross Society and supported by Siraha District Hospital, Lahan Hospital, Lahan Nursing Home and Lahan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (LCCI).

A team of 11 health workers including Dr Manoj Thakur, Dr Bilat Ray, Dr Dinesh Mehara and Dr Surya Narayan Chaudhari provided medical treatment to the patients suffering from fever, viral pneumonia, dysentery, skin eye and throat diseases. The camp started from 10 am and patients were in line to get treatment though there was rainfall from 2:30 pm.

Patients from Chatari, Itari, Prasahi, Baniniya, Bhokraha, Dumari, Bishnupur, Majhauliya, Nirdana, Kalyanpur Jabdi came for treatment in the free health camp, head teacher of Ramdulari School, Laldev Shah said.

“The doctors treated well and provided medicine free of cost,” Devkhuriya Khatun, 95 of Nirdana-1 said.

“Although such camps were organised earlier, medicines were not provided freely, however, this is the first camp in which medicines are also provided freely,” chairperson of Revolutionary Madhesi Mukti Morcha Ramrijhan Yadav said.

Meanwhile, over 1,100 patients got medical treatment from the free health camp organised by Annapurna Post to the flood victims at Phattepur VDC across Rapti River in Banke district on Saturday and Sunday.