Delhi Public School Srinagar, in collaboration with Medanta – the Medicity, Gurugram organized the two-day free multispecialty camp. The first day of camp was on October 14 2017. The camp has been organized in keeping with the corporate social responsibility of both institutions, said DPS spokesman.
In a statement spokesman said that DPS Srinagar has always strived to contribute towards creating a better society, and this medical camp is a similar attempt to better the health of the valley. “The day witnessed a heavy rush of patients as nine senior and renowned doctors dispensed their valued advice across six disciplines vis Radiation Oncology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Nephrology, Cardiology and Internal Medicine. More than 400 patients were seen over 54 hours by the tireless doctors,” he said.
The camp has been organized with the sole aim of making available quality Medicare from one of the best hospitals of the country to the valleyites.
The Pro Vice Chairman Vijay Dhar has expressed hope that the camp will set a precedent in establishing meaningful corroborations that will ensure a sustainable medical care system in the valley. Speaking to the school, Dr. Karanjit Singh – Associate Director Neurosurgery Department said the camp strives not only to treat, but also to create awareness among patients about the advances in medical technology and diverse treatment options available to them. Besides, the hospital will also try to extend and arrange financial assistance to the patients who can’t avail treatment due to lack of resources. He also spoke glowingly of the school’s sustained efforts to arrange affordable healthcare to the valleyites.
Quoting a patient, spokesman said, a patient Ghulam Mohamad of Fateh Kadal appreciated the dedication and concern of the consultant. “Dr. Tijender examined me at great detail, and spent a lot of time educating me about my ailment. He also promised to try to arrange a discount for me at the hospital for my surgery.” The patients examined expressed their gratitude and appreciation at the camp, and lauded the efforts of the school.