Army introduces Mobile Medical Aid for remote Kashmir areas

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Srinagar, May 14 (UNI) Under Operation Sadbhavana, the Army has now introduced ''Mobile Medical Aid'' (MMA) for the people living in remote and inaccessible areas of the Kashmir Valley where no medical facility is available.

The army, engaged in counter insurgency operations in the Kashmir Valley, had been organising medical camps in different remote areas where ill people were being examined by specialists and prouided with free medicine.

A Defence Ministry spokesman said the MMA has already been introduced and people of remote and higher reaches, including Hudbal, Buth and Panar were treated and given free medicine.

He said during the medical camps, CSD facility to the ex-servicemen was also provided.

Meanwhile, the 57 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) organised a mega medical camp at sports stadium at Chattarnar yesterday where specialists doctors, including child specialist, gynecologist, ENT specialist, eye specialist and dentist attended the patients.

The spokesman said in all, 559 patients, including 93 female and 149 children were given medical advice and provided free medicines.

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