Silchar: As a part of the month long programme based on the World Heart Day which falls on September 29 every year, various free heart check up camps related to heart diseases and other ailments are being held in every Sunday of this month.
In addition to this, blood pressure, sugar level and functioning of kidney and others are being checked on all the working days at various places of the town. Awareness camps, seminars and discussion sessions are also being organized.
In this regard, a heart camp was also organized by Heart Care Society of Assam at Prerna Vidyamandir, Chencoorie road of this town on Sunday. Various NGOs and authorities of schools are helping in organizing these camps. Among others present at the health cum awareness camp included Dr P C Sarma, cardiologist, Dr Giridhari Kar, specialist in medicine and others. Free medicines were also distributed among the patients.