MEDICAL CAMP ORGANIZED BY GOLDEN ARROW DIVISION

 By  VIKRAMDITYA SHARMA

FEROZEPUR, May 15, 2018: A medical camp was organized under the aegis of Golden Arrow Division as a part of the civilian outreach initiative on the part of the armed forces to foster greater inclusivity and to strengthen mutual relations between the Army and the civilian populace. Major General Jasbir Singh Sandhu, General Officer Commanding, Golden Arrow Division inaugurated the camp.

Specialists from combat healers carried out general health examination to screen for lifestyle diseases, oral health problems and maternal health issues besides a practical hand on demonstration was also organized on basic life support on mannequins to educate the public on the importance of familiarity of this simple technique, by initial responders in saving lives.

On this occasion, the army doctors carried out psychological and health counseling on various aspects concerning social issues plaguing our society.  Lectures were delivered on preventive aspects which included importance of vaccination, prevention of water borne diseases and vector borne illnesses like dengue and malaria.  An exhibition on various medical issues was also organised.