Free mobile health camp in Rautahat

Rautahat, March 21

The Nepali Army has started a week-long intensive mobile health camp in Gaur, Rautahat from today.

With the special initiative of the Health Ministry, Nepali Army started the health camp for the first time in Gaur-based Indra Box Battalion. Rautahat district has poor health care service  compared to other districts.

Chief Colonel of the health camp Dr Udayabajra Bajracharya said the camp will continue till March 27 and doctors will check patients suffering from different ailments free of cost during the camp.

According to Dr Bajracharya, health workers at the camp have been providing free health check-up to female patients suffering from uterus and breast disease and kidney stone, among others; and male patients suffering from hydrocele, hernia, asthma, gallbladder stone, back pain and dental problems, among others.

He added that a team comprising 22 health workers, including Dr Jyoti Rayamajhi, Dr Pramod Yadav, Dr Resham Koirala (dentist), Dr Ratna Khatri (gynaecologist), Dr Nisha Rai, Dr Sarbesh Sharma (General Physician), Dr Sushil Baral and Dr Samir Malla along with staff nurses were providing health service in the camp.

Bajracharya said modern health facilities like lab test, ultrasound, x-ray and ECG, among others, were available at the health camp. “Even patients from neighbouring districts came for health check-up on the first day of the camp today,” he said. More than 500 patients will benefit from the health care facilities in the camp on a daily basis, he said.

Patients from Bara, Sarlahi, Mahottari, Sindhuli and from the border areas of India thronged the camp today.