Health camps in Khotang


Khotang, March 30: A UK-based charity, Khotang Service Society, began health camps in different parts of the district on Friday. Teams of doctors and health workers have been mobilized at 11 places in the district to provide health service free of cost.

It is a two-day health camp at each place. It will run till April 5. Society Chairman Dr Pramod Rai informed that the camps were launched simultaneously at four places across the district.

The drive is launched under the slogan, 'Respect to birthplace: Campaign of health labour donation'. 

On Friday, it the camps were held at Sakela rural municipality, Khotehang rural municipality, Jantedhunga rural municipality and Rawabesi rural municipality. 

Even special health services would be provided by gynecologists, pediatricians, general physicians, dentists, orthopedics and gastroenterologists. With tests and treatments, the patients would be provided medicines free of cost.  

There are a total of 45 specialist doctors and over 130 health workers engaged in the health camps. Chairman Rai shared that some Rs 31 million would be spent on the management of the camps.  (RSS)

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