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Free Orthopaedic Checks By Indian Specialist Doctors

Free Orthopaedic Checks By  Indian Specialist Doctors
Director of Sahyadri Speciality Pacific Hospital Limited Professor Manu Munibhargav
July 14
10:53 2017

Sahyadri Specialty Pacific Hospital Limited will be organising free screening for disabled people in the country.

This is in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Ministry of Women and Social Welfare, Ministry of Local Government and the Government of India.

This was confirmed by the director of Sahyadri Speciality Pacific Hospital Limited Professor Manu Munibhargav during a press conference at Holiday Inn Suva yesterday.

The screening will be particularly for orthopaedic checks and for those facing some form of blindness.

The screening dates will be announced soon.

He said the team would be focussing on these two disabilities at this stage and specialist doctors from India would be performing free screening at different locations in Fiji.

“The screenings will be held in Labasa, Suva, Sigatoka, Ba and Lautoka. After this the team will go to Nauru,” Professor Munibhargav said.

“We are engaged with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and other ministries along with the Government of India.

“These free screenings will include  cultural events along with the cultural awareness.”

Head of Chancery from the High Commission of India Ravi Datt Yadav said that the cultural part of the unit would be taken care of by the High Commission of India, Fiji.

“ICCR is part of High Commission of India which will provide the return airfare of the 11-member group from India.

“The group will perform at various places.

“During the day time they will have screening and at night cultural programmes will be organised.”

Edited by Ranoba Baoa

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