A Free General Surgery Camp was organized at JBM-Vivekananda Kendra Hospital, Shuklai, Baksa, Assam by Vivekananda Kendra in association with Remote Area Medical Corp.(RAM) ,Knoxville,U.S.A. The Camp was inaugurated on 4th February by Sri Biswajit Daimary (MP, Rajya Sabha) and was attended by many Govt. Officials and villagers. In his speech, he lauded the efforts of Vivekananda Kendra for serving the poor and needy people of this remote area and assured all possible help from his side.
Eight Specialists NRI Doctors who are RAM volunteers participated in the camp, where 39 Surgeries were successfully conducted. More than 1,000 patients were treated as out patients and free medicines were distributed. The camp was concluded on 9th February.
The involvement of the society in the camp was very encouraging. The various Bodo organizations of the locality came forward voluntarily to make the camp successful. The community kitchen ran by local EM (Executive Member, Bodoland Council) Sri Ganesh Kachari fed more than 400 persons everyday including the patients and their attendants.
Every section of the society appreciated the effort of Vivekananda Kendra and are looking forward for such camp in future.