Eklavya Foundation holds health check up camp in tribal village.

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A patient being examined in the camp.

Gadchiroli April 24 (District Correspondent) Eklavya Tribal and Rural Development Foundation had organized a free health check-up camp at a remote tribal village of Kohka in Etapalli taluka the other day.

As many as 26 patients were examined by the expert doctors and gave them necessary medicines free of cost in the camp. Dr. Sachin Kamdi of the Life Line Hospital Gadchiroli examined the patients. Pharmacist Purushottam Aytulwar, Nurse Pallavi Undirwade, Foundation members Rakesh Chaudhary and Shital Gedam assisted.

The eklavya Foundation has been providing health services through free health check-up camps in the remote tribal villages of Etapalli taluka for the past several years. A free health check-up camp is organized every Sunday in a remote tribal village of Etapalli taluka, around 100 km from the district headquarters.

For this, the Foundation team with doctors, pharmacists, nurses and some voluntary workers from Gadchiroli goes to the tribal villages. A day-long health check-up is conducted in these villages and the patients are given free health check-up and treated completely free of charge.

Shri Ganesh Kowe and Mrs. Ritu Kowe founded the NGO ‘Eklavya Tribal and Rural Development Foundation’. Since its formation, the Foundation has been organizing such camps in remote tribal areas. A team of doctors including Dr. Sachin Kamdi, Dr. Sonam Gohne, Dr. Vaibhav Tatawar, Dr. Saira Mahajan, Dr. Chandrakant Lengure, Dr. Supriya Satpute and the other volunteers Purushottam Ayatulwar, Pallavi Undirwade, Puja Atram, Tara Wadde, Nishigandha Ladke, Prafulla Urade along with health workers and other officials of the foundation have been carrying on this work.





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