Mendhar: The Indian Army conducted a Medical & Dental Camp for the residents and school children of Balakote village near LOC. The camp was organized by 49 RR Bn under the agies of Romeo Force.
Med & Dental Camp was an effort to reach out to the masses and provide primary medical care to the residents of the area. The civil authority support to make this event successful comprise of MO of Romeo Force, civil doctors, Agriculture department, Forest department, Horticulture, Bank & NSDC reps. The team of specialists examined and screened about 453 patients including ladies for various ailments like Gynecological issues, anemia, hypertension, diabetes, mellitus and refractive error. Free medicines were also provided to the residents with specific treatment and follow up advice. People were also educated on preventive measures of vector borne disease like Dengue, Malaria, Hepatitis, Swollen gums, Gum recession & Cavities. People were also educated on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle & avoid lifestyle diseases.
The Camp generated a lot of enthusiasm amongst the locals that was apparent from the overwhelming Nos of locals who attended it.The Med & Dental Camp was another milestone achieved in “Winning the Hearts and Minds” of people and a spectacular example of civ-mil cooperation.