We for Fatorda [A Vijay Sardesai Initiative] in Association with Manipal Hospitals Goa held a Free Multi Speciality Medical Consultation Camp for DDSSY Card Holders and Non DDSSY Card Holders, on 27th November 2016, from 9 am to 12 pm at Our Lady of Rosary High School, Fatorda. [ Inaugural Function was covered by PRIME TV AND PRUDENT TV]
The Free Medical Consultation Camp, was inaugurated by Hon. M.L.A. of Fatorda Constituency “Shri.Vijay Sardesai”, in the presence of Dr. Babita Angle Prabhudesai–Chairperson of Margao Municipal Council, Dr. Shekhar Salkar, Chief of Clinical Services and HOD Oncology Dept at Manipal Hospitals Goa, Father Victor Ferrao-Asst.Dean at Rachol Seminary, Ex-Fatorda MLA Alex 'Mama' Cardozo, Dr. Madan Dang-Medical Supt at Manipal Hospitals Goa, Municipal Councillors of Margao Municipal council and many other important people from the society.
During the inaugural ceremony, Chief Guest : Shri.vijay Sardesai-Hon. M.L.A. of Fatorda Constituency, appreciated the lead taken by Manipal Hospitals Goa in educating the people of Goa of the Deen Dayal Scheme [DDSSY Scheme] and its benefits and assured that he would support the continuance of this scheme, irrespective of whoever forms the Government in the next elections.
The camp held under the guidance of Shri.Girish Babu Bommakanti- Unit Head of Manipal Hospitals Goa, and led by Dr. Shekhar Salkar: Chief of Clinical Services at Manipal Hospitals Goa, included Free Random Blood Check & Free Blood pressure check followed by a screening for all patients by the Resident Medical Officers and an ECG for patients suspected to be having a cardiac problem. This was followed by a final consultation by Dr. Shekhar Salkar: surgical Oncologist & HOD of Oncology Dept, Dr. Rakesh Deshmane-Heart Surgeon, Dr.Rohan Desai-Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon, Dr. Abhay Khadke- Consultant laparoscopic Surgeon, Dr. Vishal Bhasme-Consultant Neurosurgeon and Dr. Sophia Rodrigues-Consultant Gynaecologist.
The camp was supported ably by the RMO Couple : Dr.Sidesh and Dr. Rakshya, and also by the efficient Nurses, EMT, the hard working PCC’s and Housekeeping. Mumtin of marketing dept also worked hard during the camp.
Due to the success of the camp and the huge no of patients [ Around 200 patients] who turned up for the camp and their request for one more camp, Shri.Vijay Sardesai: Hon. M.L.A. of Fatorda Constituency, has announced one more camp, which is to be held at Multipurpose Hall, Margao on 18/12/2016
During the camp a lot of reference were made to Manipal Hospitals for investigations and around 5 potential cases were identified for procedures under DDSSY Scheme.
Please find below here the snaps of the camp.