12-OCT-2019: Health camp organized at school
ALIGARH October 12: Aligarh Muslim University?s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College doctors have always been responsive to social requirements and participate in social outreach programmes with great commitment. In keeping with this tradition, the department of Community Medicine organized a health camp at a school run by Pardada Pardadi Educational Society, Anupshahar (Bulandshahr), and provided medical consultation and free medicines to more than 240 girl children suffering from malnoursihment.
Addressing on the occasion, Professor Najam Khalique, Department of Community Medicine and an elected member of AMU?s Executive Council, said that Pardada Pardadi Educational Society is working towards the educational, economic and social empowerment of girls and women as more than a thousand girls are getting education in these schools free of any cost. He said the Society was established by an AMU alumnus, Mr Virendra Sam Singh who graduated from the University in 1957.
Prof Anees Ahmad, Chairperson, department of Community Medicine said that the School Health Programme is a novel initiative taken by the department to screen school going children for malnourishment and provide them with appropriate medical treatment. He said that a healthy child makes the nation stronger.
Dr Saleem Mohammad Khan, Dr Yasir Zubair, Dr Ambika Saraswat, Dr Shivangi
Kumari and Dr Karthika P attended the health camp.
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