Health Deptt holds certificate distribution camp at Budhal

A free medical checkup and certificate distribution camp was conducted on Sunday at Budhal with Block Medical Officer, Kandi (Kotranka) Dr. Iqbal Malik chaired the camp.

In the camp, a total of 192 old age certificates for pension and other allied beneficial purposes such as fitness certificate, illness, widow pension certificate was issued on the spot whereas in the camp, the doctors examined and treated more than 163 patients having different ailments including mental illness and provided free medicine including laboratory tests.

During the camp, Community Health Officer Kandi Ayoub Lone delivered a lecture on the awareness of good hygiene, the importance of sanitation, breastfeeding, HIV-AIDS, Save Girl Child, use of iodized salt, the benefit of institution delivery, age of marriage, mental health and detail of health schemes and programs were also imparted to the public during the day-long camp. Block Medical Officer Kandi, Dr. Iqbal Malik said that holding such camps is a priority of the department to facilitate people in far flung areas.