NSS report on General Medical Camp
31 Mar 2017
The National Service Scheme of Central University of Tamil Nadu (NSS-CUTN), in hands with Government Medical College Thiruvarur, organized a one-day free medical camp for the benefit of public in Muhanthanoor Village on 26th March 2017 (Sunday). The medical camp was conducted at Punitha Adaikala Annai Middle school in
Muhanthanoor and its organizing team included 25 NSS volunteers led by Dr. R. Arun, NSS Programme Officer and Dr. V. Gunasekaran (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Materials Science), CUTN. The medical team consisted of Dr. Sukumar, MD., (General Medicine), Dr. Balasubramanian, MS., (General Surgery), Dr. Geetha, (Dermatologist), and
Compunders Mr.S.Paramashivam and Mr.M. Sakthivel from government medical college, thiruvarur.
The teams arrived to the location at 10 am and the camp was inaugurated with a welcome speech by B.Paul Raj, Father of a local church and by Mr.F.J. Santha Kumar, the HM of the school and with the presentation of shawl to the doctors by the members of village panchayat. Many villagers participated in the camp thanks to wide
publicity by NSS volunteers. In total, 96 villagers attended the medical camp and benefitted. The NSS also arranged for free Blood Sugar Level and Blood Pressure tests which were hugely useful for many villagers. Nearly 80 people have undergone their general health check-ups and 16 people were benefitted with the dermatology-skin
check-ups. After the checks up, many people were benefitted with the medicines provided free of cost by NSS-CUTN. Few of the patients were referred by the doctors for further treatment at Thiruvarur Government Hospital. The NSS volunteers played a vital role in making this camp success with their dedication in serving people, they
directed people in all needy way.