Medical camp at Dabbahalli village (9th March, 2011)


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Medical camp at Dabbahalli

On the 9th of March, YFS conducted a Medical camp at Dabbahalli village in Mandya district for residents of Dabbahalli and surrounding villages. The camp was conducted in association with Rajarajeswari Medical college and Hospital (RRMCH), Mysore Road, Bangalore, and Vikasana Trust (an NGO), a project of NABARD in Dabbahalli (who made local arrangements- Publicity, venue arrangements, hospitality for Doctors and volunteers).

Photos of the camp can be viewed by clicking here.

YFS Volunteers present: Karthik, Namita, Sonal, Vyjayanthi, Sinu, Anand

Volunteers from Vikasana Trust were also involved on the day

Screening conducted by:

Dr.Vimochana (Paediatrician)

Dr.Madhu (Orthopaedician)

Team of 14 from RRMCH:

Dr.Abitha, Dr.Sriramajayam, Dr.Shwetashree, Dr.Deepshika, Dr.Arul, Dr.Anbarasu, Dr.Anwith, Dr.Nibha, Dr.Shilpa, Dr.Shivraj, Dr.Monica, Mr.Prabhu, Mr.Sampath Kumar

311 people from 6 villages (Dabbahalli, Chandahalli, Netkal, Halahalli, Malligehalli, Tolavalli) were screened on the day.


Of the 311 people screened,

A. 104 people were given Medicines at the venue

B. 23 people have been marked as requiring further referral. The following table presents the numbers of these referrals, specialty-wise:


Thanks to the Department of Community Medicine, RRMCH, Bangalore, for sending the Medical team for this camp. Treatments for referral cases shall also be taken up by RRMCH.

Vikasana Trust and the local Authorities at Dabbahalli made excellent arrangements at the venue, ensured appropriate Publicity, and extended wonderful hospitality (including transport arrangements) to the Doctors and volunteers. We are grateful to them for the same.

Dr.Vimochana and volunteer Namita co-ordinated from YFS’s side very ably, and made the success of the camp possible.