Department of Orthopaedics, ASCOMS and Hospital, Sidhra organised a free Orthopaedic Camp at Purkhoo Migrant Camp
Jammu, July 29: A free Orthopaedic Camp was organized today at Purkhoo Migrant Camp. The camp was organized by Department of Orthopaedics, ASCOMS and Hospital, Sidhra Jammu in association with Jammu and Kashmir Orthopaedic Association. The Camp was inaugurated by Dr Rajesh Gupta, Prof. & Head, Department of Orthopaedics and Daya Krishan, President Purkhoo Migrant Camp Jammu.
As already mentioned in our press conference on 22nd July at Press Club Jammu, this free Orthopaedic Camp is a part of the bone and joint day activities.
The bone and joint day are celebrated all over India on the 4th of August. To celebrate this day, the Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) and Jammu and Kashmir Orthopaedic Association (JKOA) have planned a number of activities all over State for benefit of poor and needy people.
Around 150 patients were examined in the camp today and free medicines were also distributed. The patients were also screened for free surgeries which will be conducted w.e.f 1st of August 2019 to 08th of August 2019 at ASCOMS and Hospital, Sidhra, Jammu. The team of doctors comprises of Dr. Rajesh Gupta, Dr. Aslam Bhat, Dr. Sunny Sharma and Dr. Vikas Choudhary. The camp was supervised by Raj Kumar, Sports Officer, ASCOMS & Hospital.