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Free Health Check up and Physiotherapy Camp by Dept. of Physiotherapy, USTM 

 

9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, 10 April 2018: A free medical health check-up and physiotherapy camp was organized for patients at Jorbil, Kiling Road by the Department of Physiotherapy, University of Science & Technology Meghalaya on the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April 2018.

The aim of the camp was to create awareness about importance of health check-ups and role of physiotherapy treatment in various conditions like orthopaedic, neurological, paediatrics etc. It also gave the village community easy access to healthcare without undergoing any financial hardships. About 50 patients were treated in the camp ranging from paediatric to geriatric groups. Besides medical advice, free medicines were distributed wherever possible along with home exercise programme as per requirement. This was one of the continuous activities carried out by Department of Physiotherapy to provide holistic healthcare services to community.

The check up and treatment was done under the supervision of Dr. Habibul Islam, Prof (retd.) of Department of Pathology, GMCH, and faculties of the Department of Physiotherapy, USTM.

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