PNN/ Faridabad: J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad in collaboration with Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP), Faridabad and Viashya Samanvya Samiti (VSS) Faridabad today organized health check-up camp for screening of anemia and skill diseases for girl students. The camp was jointly conducted by the office of Dean Student Welfare and Women Welfare Cell. Over 300 students and faculty members availed the free health check up facility.
The camp was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Kumar and appreciated the initiative being taken by organizers to bring awareness among students on health issues. Vice Chancellor said that Iron-deficiency anaemia is the most common form of malnutrition and is the leading cause of disease in girls. He asked the concerned officials to prepare nutrient-rich diet plan for girl students residing at hostel and make sure that they get enough iron and balanced diet every day. Registrar Dr. S.K. Garg and other officials of BVS and VSS were also present on this occasion.
The camp was coordinated by Dy. Dean Student Welfare Dr. Sonia Bansal and Chairperson of Women Welfare Cell Dr. Anju Gupta. Dr. Bansal thanked the Vice Chancellor for his encouragement to conduct such activities for the benefit of students. She apprised that there is a plan to conduct health awareness camps in future also. During the camp, facilities of hemoglobin testing and nutrition counselling were also provided to the students.
Homeopath specialist Dr. Lalit K Aggarwal counsel the students for their skin related problem and provided free medicines to them. A health talk on the topic was delivered by the specialized doctor of Sarvodya Hospital Faridabad.