Guwahati: Sanjibani Sangha Visit Old Age Home To Conduct Health Check-up

The team of women doctors visited the old age home in Guwahati’s Bamunimaidam where they conducted blood tests and physical examinations of the residents.
Guwahati: Sanjibani Sangha Visit Old Age Home To Conduct Health Check-up
The team of women doctors of Sanjibani Sangha

Sanjibani Sangha, an association of lady doctors of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Saturday organised a health check-up for the residents of Gana Sarathi Old Age Home in Guwahati.

The team of women doctors visited the old age home in Guwahati’s Bamunimaidam where they conducted blood tests and physical examinations of the elderly residents.

A statement from Sanjibani Sangha read, “Health check-up was done along with distribution of medicines. Blood sugar estimation and Haemoglobin tests were also done.”

The women doctors’ association also distributed clothes and eatables including ‘Pithas’ and ‘Ladus’ with the state in the mood for upcoming Bihu festival.

Dr. Anjana Moyee Saikia, a member of the doctors’ body said that a total of 25 residents were checked by the team for haemoglobin count, diabetes and blood pressure.

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Some of the inmates were diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension, she added.

A free eye check-up will also be conducted soon, Dr. Saikia further informed.

The president of the body, Dr. Parul Dutta and secretary Dr. Mehzabin Haidar Hazarika led the team of doctors for the drive.

Apart from some post-graduate students of GMCH, the team of doctors included Medicine specialist Dr. Madhumita Priyadarshini Das, Neurologist Dr. Marami Das, Dermatologist Dr. Bornali Dutta Ray Baruah, Dr. Ranjana Deka, Dr. Monjuri Kataki, Dr. Rosy Khandelia, Dr. Anjana Moyee Saikia, and Dr. Chayanika Choudhary.

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