The 27 Brigade of the Nepali Army successfully conducted a one-day free health camp in the five wards of Devipur and Barchawa Rural Municipalities of Siraha district.

Brigadier General Hem Raj KC of No 27 brigade inaugurated the camp that lasted from 10am to 7pm on Saturday.

The camp was conducted to foster a harmonious relationship between the Army and the general public under the "Pradhansenapati Command Marga Nirdeshan-2975" programme.

Chief District Officer of Siraha Pradip Raj Kandel, heads of district security forces and Chairperson of Naraha Rural Municipality Ram Sharan Yadav were present at the event which was addressed by Head of Mid-Eastern Division Headquarters Major General Suresh Kumar Karki.

As many as 412 people underwent detailed health check-up while 186 children and 88 women received checkups. Likewise, there were 40 ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) related treatments, 105 related to the eyes were conducted. Similarly, 32 internal medicine-related consultations were provided. As many as 32 surgeries were performed. In total, 961 patients received the benefit of the medical camp of which 396 were women, 379 men and 186 children.

Electro Cardiogram (ECG) services were provided to 38 people, ultrasound was done on 44 and 92 people's sugar levels were tested.

Medicines amounting to Rs 500,000 were provided to patients at the camp.