Ramnad, Dec 1 2012: Rehab India Foundation organized medical camp for the poor and needy at Rehab Community Centre, fisherman Colony in Vallinokkam Village, Tamil Nadu dated on Dec1st 2012-12-1.
The health camp was organized with the objective of dealing with the queries of patients and providing treatment to seasonal, chronic and longstanding diseases.
The event started with a function and Inaugaration of camp done by Mr.R.Durai, Police inspector, Sikkal. The camp was presided by Mr. H. Habeeb Nawas, District president, Popular Front of India. Mr. P. Baskaran, Sub-inspector, Valinokkam, Mr. T. Rajasekaran, Health inspector were also presented during the function.
The persons who were suffering from fever and headache recommended for ELISA TEST. Mr. Mohammed Sheriff Sait, District secretary, SDPI inaugurated the vaccination programme. The Dengu test was taken by Dhanaya clinical lab, attached to Ramani hospitals, Ramanathapuram. And the persons with Dengu symptoms were given Nilavembu kashayam, a medicine, recommended by Tamil Nadu Govt. health department for preventing Dengu fever.
More than 4000 patients got benefit of medical facilities given by Rehab India Foundation. Prescribed medicines were given free of charge to the patients.
The volunteers and social organizers generated awareness on keeping a clean environment and eliminating breeding grounds of mosquitos which can be water containers at home or surroundings.
Community people were informed that what dengu is, how it affects and what the precautionary measures are. Dengu positives were guided to take more fluid like coconut water, water, fruit juices etc.