A health check-up camp was conducted by Yuvraj Singh Foundation on 9th November 2016, at Ashok Memorial Public School, Sector-5, Noida.
The participants of the camp were checked by the doctors for their blood pressure, oral cancer, Body Mass Index (BMI) and hygiene. Health education was provided regarding simple issues like cancer awareness, tobacco cessation, malnutrition, proper hygiene habits etc. The camp consisted of around 127 patients out ofwhich 80 were women and 47 were men.
Most patients had normal blood pressure. However, 8 people had high BP (above the normal range of 120/80mm Hg). Significant dental problems were detected like dental caries, gingivitis and oral precancerous lesions. 7 people were reported with a higher BMI and 6 on the lower side. It was also found that 2 patients had developed leukoplakia.
- Health awareness was the agenda of the event
- Patients in the age group of 3 to 59 years part of the camp
- 5 dentists present at the camp
- Attendees referred to Government Hospital, Sector – 30 for further tests