Being Human (the Salman Khan Foundation) and Fortis Memorial Research Institute Gurgaon (FMRI) in collaboration with the LAHDC Kargil and Mahindra Kargil (Vehicle-age Kargil), is organized two days Cardiac Medical Camp at Tourist Facilitation Center Biamathang Kargil.
The Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC Kargil Haji Asgar Ali Karbalie Inaugurated the Camp along with the Deputy Commissioner Kargil Fida Hussain.
The CEC thanked the Slaman Khan Foundation and Fortis on behalf of the people of Kargil for organizing such Camp in Kargil for the first time and briefed the visitors that people of Kargil are ambassador of Humanity and always remain ready for any kind humanitarian work. “Kargil has sacrificed lots just from the day of Independence till now but it remained in veil from the rest of the county,” Karbalie said.
The In-charge Salman Khan Foundation (Being Human), Loretta Lewis told that they will continue the process in Kargil next year also and will be looking to conduct such camp in March April next year. “The main motive of conducting such camp is to provide heart care and other medical facilities of top class to the children of such far-flung areas of age 0-18 years,” she said.
Lewis said that she was happy to see the response from the people of Kargil and thanked Shahnawaz Hussain who voluntarily consented for conducting this camp and was the result of his hard work and also thanked the Health Department Kargil for advance screening for the patients and aiming it easy to their team for selecting the actual and desirous person for the camp.
Harish Singh Balchandani in-charge Fortis Memorial Research Institute Gurgaon said, “Those children who are screened during the camp will be provided free medical treatment even if they have to be operated in Delhi will be free of cost.” He further said that FMRI team headed by Chief Cardiac Surgeon Dr. Sandeep, Pediatrician Surgeon and Intervention Cardiologist and other Doctors were here to examine and screen the patients who are sponsored by SKFBH to carry out heart surgery at Fortis Hospital.