Army holds medical cum vet camp
Srinagar: Army’s Victor Force organised a medical cum veterinary camp at Sirhama in South Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district on Sunday.
According to Defence communiqué, the aim of the camp was to provide medical aid to the needy people hailing from remote areas, spreading health awareness and to improve the rapport between armed forces and the people.
The camp was also an effort to improve coordination between civil administration and the Army in employing their medical resources, it said.
The communiqué said, a team of three army doctors along with seven medicos from civil administration including Pediatrician, Physician, Ophthalmologist, Gynecologist, Surgeon and Dentist from Islamabad (Anantnag) District Hospital examined 587 patients including 227 male, 203 female and 157 children, adding free medicines were also distributed in the camp.
The patients were also educated on personal hygiene, environmental health, nutrition, small family norms, maternal and child health and sexually transmitted disease, it added.Apart from the medical camp, the communiqué said, a veterinary camp was also organised where a large number of animals were examined and treated.
TOUR ORGANISED FOR STUDENTS
Army’s 29 Rashtriya Rifles under the aegis of 10 Sector RR organised a tour under National integration for 28 girl students of Degree College Pattan in Baramulla district.
According to Defence communiqué, these students from Palhallan area of Pattan were sent to Delhi and Agra.
The tour ‘wings of hope’ is an attempt to provide a chance to students especially girls to explore opportunities in various fields of public and private sector, the communiqué said.
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