1382 DBDS-AXA Project: Health Check-up Camps and Health Awareness Sessions

Pune, September 2021: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) held Two Health Check-up camps for slum dwellers under the aegis of COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Work Project supported by AXA Business Services. The details are as follows:

ENT check-up camp was held on 23rd September 2021 for the residents of Datta Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 51 (38 women, 12 Male and 1 child) people were examined by the medical team in this camp. Dr.Nandkishor Salvi, Dr. Suresh Sid &Dr. Poonam Divekar examined the patients in this camp. All patients were examined and treated for Ear, Nose and Throat ailments.

Breast Cancer check-up for women and Health check-up camp was held on 20th September 2021. 129 women from the slums of Pune City underwent free Gynaecological check-up and 48 women underwent free Breast Cancer Check-up held in Don Bosco Koregaon Park premises. Dr RajshreeAlkunte (Gynaecologist) and Ms Asha Gaikwad (Technical Assistant) medically examined the women.

Health Awareness Session

Breast, cervical and intestine cancer awareness session was held on 24th September 2021 for 46 women from various slum areas in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Medical team consisting of Dr Trupti Dharpawar and Mr Sudhakar Wankhede gave information on the causes, symptoms, tests and treatment of Cancer.