Indian Army, in its continued endeavour towards providing basic medical and veterinary facilities to the people living in remote areas and to ameliorate the problem of the local populace in far-flung areas, today organised a medical and veterinary camp at Parhandar High School, Zaradi, Baatu in Ramban district.
The camp was conducted to address unheard medical and veterinary issues of the remotely located villages and promote cleanliness in the area paving way for tourism avenues and adventurous activities.A group of civil medical professionals, including veterinarians and pharmacists, visited and assisted the camp.
The medical camp saw a total of 550 patients. In addition to routine outpatient care and medication administration, education addressing healthy lifestyle choices, family planning, and the adoption of excellent hygiene habits was also provided.
It was suggested that patients who needed longer-term, higher-level care seek treatment at higher medical centres.As part of the veterinarian health effort, 130 animals were treated and medications were distributed.
The camp provided care for the kind of veterinary issues that local household animals and livestock experienced, as well as an expansion of the region's veterinary services. Locals and media participated in the event and appreciated Indian Army for assisting the people by providing necessary medical and veterinary care in isolated areas and reaching to the needy populace of the region.