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