Vimukti charitable trust Pothnal
organized a health checkup camp to all the sponsored children
parents on 5th of November 2016 at its premises. The goal of the
project was to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular
diseases, Blood Pressure and diabetes among the underserved by 25%.
The project aimed to enhance sponsored children and their families
through empowerment, timely guidance and support; The project
“Health for all” being implemented by “Ensemble Agissons” of France
aims at reducing premature deaths due to non-communicable diseases
like diabetes and hypertension in sixteen villages of the project
area. The main beneficiaries are 52 sponsored children parents along
with their children. Free Physical examinations along with free
Blood Sugar, and Blood Pressure tests were conducted by Dr. Mamatha
and qualified Nurse Mrs. Shanta.
The health checkup camp concluded with a consensus to maintain and
update patients registers regularly, to share patient lists between
project staff and family to keep the health track. Adequate
awareness regarding health and hygiene was given during the camp.