280 patients undergo extensive health checkups at a camp in Noida

YouWeCan Foundation, ATTAC, Dharamshila Narayan Hospital and District Tobacco Control Cell (GB Nagar) came together to set up a health checkup camp on 3rd February 2018. The event, which started from 10 am onwards, was held at Parx Laureate Construction Site, Sector 108, Noida.

The camp focused on the overall health along with a majority of emphasis on cancer. The various tests conducted include measurement of height, weight, and temperature along with a pulse oximeter test. The camp had a cancer awareness session to give out authentic information about the illness. The tobacco abuse awareness session informed the ill-effects of consuming tobacco. Dental checkup was part of the camp where 3 doctors and 4 auxiliary staff members were conducting the tests. The patients were in the age group of 18 to 60 years old.

  • 2 street plays performed
  • Cases further referred to nearest health facilities
  • Gross reporting of positive cases including 39 oral and 1 breast cancer
  • A total of 280 patients screened

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