Srinagar, Apr 19 (UNI) The Army today organised a medical camp under operation Sadbhavana at villages in North Kashmir.
Defence authorities distributed medicines worth Rs 55,000 to the villagers in the camp.
About 1500 patients from more than a dozen villages, including Anrahum, Muquam-e-Shawali, Gund, Chail Patti and Drugmul were attended to by the doctors.
We care for common people a senior officer said visiting reporters.
The patients were treated by a joint team of doctors from Army Medical Corps and Chief Medical Officer, Kupwara.
The camp provided the villagers an opportunity to avail the services of a team of specialist doctors which included surgeons, eye specialists, gynecologists and dentists besides medical officers.
Free medical check up was provided to all the children who had come from different schools.
9 Rashtriya Rifles under the aegis of Victor Force organised a function to provide a number of life saving equipments to Public Health Centre, Buna Devsar.
The RR also presented 20 computers along with all accessories to nine Government Higher Secondary Schools of the area.
The function was presided over by Brigadier HS Sachdev, Commander 2 Sector Rashtriya Rifles.
After identifying the requirement, a number of life saving equipments like ECG machine and laboratory equipment were provided to upgrade the Public Health Centre to ensure timely specialised health care to the people of Buna Devsar.
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