Sector 15 market converts into a makeshift Mini Super Specialty Hospital

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5000 patients examined in a Free Mega Health Check up camp.

Experts from Allopathic, Homeopathic, Ayurvedic Medical Astrology and Yoga also examine patients under one roof

NewZNew (Chandigarh) : The Patel Market in Sector 15 virtually converted into a makeshift Mini Super Specialties Hospital with over 5000 patients turning up in second Free Mega Health Checkup Camp organised Joshi Foundation, a city based social organization, today.

Health experts not only from Allopathic, Homeopathic, Ayurvadic fields but from Medical Astrology and Yoga also examined patients for different ailments besides giving them health tips.

Kaptan Singh Solanki, Governor of Punjab and Haryana, and Administrator of Union Territory, Chandigarh, inaugurated the unique camp and praised the Joshi Foundation for providing pubic different healthcare facilities and advice under one roof.

The governor was also accompanied by Union Minister Vijay Sampla and Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankhar, Asst Media Adviosr Vineet Joshi, Councilor Saurabh Joshi, Lt. Col (Retd) B. S Sandhu, CMD, WWICS, Gurvinder Singh Bahra, Chancellor Rayat Bahra University, Dr. HK Bali, Umendra Dutt from Kheti Virasat Mission, Dr Archna renowned astrologer, Vaid Jagjit Singh and many others.

Accompanied by their family members, patients descended at the camp where well equipped over 80 cabins were set up for the convenience of patients and their attendants. ECG, Bone density, Mammography,  Audiography, Spirometry, X-Ray and most important genetic disorder were available.

A Hydrabad based genes testing laboratory collected blood samples for genetic disorder examinations. This was the first ever free health check up camp organized in north India, where the Hyderabad based high-tech genes testing laboratory rendered its services to the general public, informed Vineet Joshi, chairman of the Joshi Foundation.

Organised on the first death anniversary of Late Jai Ram Joshi former State President BJP Chandigarh and on third death anniversary of late Navneet Joshi  a renowned social worker, the camp saw participation of Patanjli Yogpeeth, Art of Living, Brahamakumaris and organic farming NGO Kheti Virasat Mission said Saurabh Joshi Vice Chairman Joshi Foundation and Councilor MC Chandigarh

A team from the Radiology department, PGI, equipped with Mammography Mobile Laboratory examined women patients for breast cancer and gave them tips on breast cancer, its symptoms and early treatment.