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Free medical camp by Sathya Sai Alumni

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Jan 2017 12:00 AM GMT

GUWAHATI, Jan 8: Sri Sathya Sai Alumni of Assam (under Sri Sathya Sai Trust (Assam & NER) successfully conducted a free specialized medical camp in Ophthalmology today at Sai Madhuram Temple (Sai Baba Temple) in Rupgar. The drive was led by Dr. Sujit Addya and Dr Ant Singhi, both leading experts from Gauhati Medical College. Around 130 patients were treated at the camp. Proper screening for cataract surgery, allergy and other eye ailments were done thoroughly by the team of reputed eye specialists. The patients who required medication were given away free medicines and some were even advised for follow up to monitor progress of their respective condition, a press release said. The specialized medical camp is a continued effort of the alumni to reach out to the under privileged sections of society and spread the message of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, their guide and guru who has inspired them and preached selfless service towards all. “We have charted out a plan to regularly conduct specialized medical camps and this is the first camp of 2017. The camps adhere to our mission to serve the society and make expensive medical treatment accessible to the masses,” said the president of the Association.

The Secretary of Sri Sathya Sai Alumni of Assam said, “In the various specialized free medical camps organized by the Alumni Association, more than 3,000 patients have been given crucial consultation, treatment and free medicines. Further, many of the patients have been called for further investigation and have been offered discounts for various tests.”

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