Sukh Dukh Ke Sathi Sanstha (SDKS) , Dwarka in their endeavour to serve the community at large, focused their attention towards health care, particularly for senior citizens. “Prevention is better than cure”.In this direction, SDKS & Senior Citizens Association in coordination with VAAD partnered with Artemis Hospital, Dwarka organized free health check-up camp in Dream Apartments, Plot-14, Sec-22, Dwarka, on Saturday, 23rd November, 2013 .
About 123 people availed the opportunity for getting free consultation from well known/experienced Doctors of Artemis in the area of Cardiology/Medicines/Orthopedic /Surgery. Random Blood Sugar(RBS),Blood Pressure & Bone Density checks were also carried. In few cases, ECG was also done in the camp itself, if suggested by the specialist.
Ms Payal Mathur, founder of VAAD, gave brief about the purpose of camp. Special Discount Card for Senior Citizens was also launched by VAAD. Dr Anjana David, Medical Superintendent , Artemis Hospital, supplemented the efforts made by VAAD. While addressing the gathering, Dr. Anjana announced as under:-
a) Artemis will provide free ambulance in moving the patient to their hospital.
b) Give 20% discount for 3 months from the date of issuance of Discount Card by VAAD to Senior Citizens.
c) Entertain Emergency Cases (referred or otherwise) of CGHS Card holders on Cash payment basis at CGHS approved rates.
Shri Vijay Shanker Singh, President, SDKS as well as Shri B.S. Yadav, President, Senior Citizens Association applauded the efforts made by VAAD & conveyed thanks to the entire team of Doctors from Artemis in having professionally managed the camp to the satisfaction of all. Special mention was made for the Management Committee of Dream Apartments in allowing to hold the camp in their community hall without any charges & also to the Management of Airlines Apartment in providing adequate chairs for the camp.