Peren, May 9 (DIPR): A team of highly qualified and specialist Doctors from Mumbai, well known across the country in the field of Medical Science arrived Jalukie and Peren Town on May 8, as a part of exchange programme initiated by the Governor of Nagaland, for a two day free medical camp at CHC, Jalukie and District Hospital, Peren on May 8 and 9.
Interacting with the IPR personnel, the Convener, Rotarian Babulal Todi said that the idea to hold Medical Camp for the poor and underprivileged sections in rural areas was emanated from the President, Rotary Club, Bombay (North), Dr. H.S. Palep, Gynaecologist and General Physician. He also said that all the travel expenses incurred were borne by themselves except the local arrangement which he said was being extended by the State Government.
The team of specialist doctors conducting the medical camp at CHC Jalukie were from different departments namely, Dr. H.S. Palep, Gynaecologist and General Physician, Dr. S. Agarwalla, Cardiologist and General Physician, Dr. Anjali Patel, Oncologist and ENT, Dr. Lalita Palep,. The visiting doctors were assisted by the doctors of CHC, Jalukie led by Senior Medical Officer, Dr. D.A Newmai. Hundreds of people availed the opportunity and medicines free of cost to during the two day camp.
Simultaneously at District Hospital Peren, a parallel Medical Camp was held with three visiting Doctors from Mumbai namely, Dr. Jaydeep Palep, Robotic, Obesity and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Dr. Reshma, Cancer Surgeon and Dr. Karmajit Singh Orthopedics Surgeon accompanied by Dr. Leimnayi Konyak Surgical Specialist from kohima. They were assisted by seven (7) Doctors and nurses from District Hospital Peren. More than two Hundred twelve (212) patients were treated during the camp who also availed free medicines.
Patients, public leaders and the public expressed much gratitude and appreciation that the visiting doctors have brought such specialized medical facilities to the doorstep of the poor and suffering people of Peren district.