By Our Correspondent,Panchkhal, Mar. 12: Nepal-Pakistan Friendship and Cultural Association (NPFCA) organised 17th free medical camp at Shree Bhabisya Ujjwal Primary School, Panchkhal in Kavrepalanchowk district Saturday.
More than 325 locals visited the free health camp organized by Nepali doctors graduating from Pakistan.
“I am happy that the doctors visited our village to conduct the health camp,” said Ram Bahadur Shrestha, 91, from Panchkhal Municipality. Shrestha has been suffering from complication relating to nerves and heart. Goma BK,70, said that the doctor examined her knee and heart problem and gave medicines.
Speaking at the function, Deputy Mayor of Panchkhal Municipality Surya Maya Danuwar said that the locals would receive quality and reliable health services from the camp.
Charge d’ affaires of Pakistani embassy here Umair Ali said that Nepal and Pakistan shared cordial relations and the health camp would help to further boost people-to-people bond between the two nations.
NPFCA president Dr. Manju Ratna Sakya said that the medical camp aimed to benefit the needy, poor, disabled, senior citizens, Dalits and the people from marginalised groups
Headmaster of Shree Bhabisya Ujjwal Primary School said that the school children had benefitted from the free medical camp.
The doctors checked up the people with diabetes, blood pressure, and ENT, cardiovascular, paediatric and orthopaedic complications.
The organiser distributed masks, sanitizers and medicines to the visitors free of cost. The Association has been organising a medical camp each in Kathmandu and Kavrepalanchowk every year.