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Rafiabad based Army camp organised a medical check-up and treatment camp to provide health care support to Awaam of remote areas. The medical camp was organised for the people living in and around Sialkot, Rafiabad with a aim to provide quality health care to locals in higher reaches of the region who are generally deprived of modern medical facilities.

In keeping up with the constant endeavour of the Army to connect with the AWAM, a team of 07 Army and 19 civil medical, dental and veterinary officers participated in the camp. A team of specialists comprising of a Gynaecologist, Paediatrician, Dentist, Surgical and Medical specialists provided medical care to villages. Immunisation to children and distribution of medicines was also carried out as part of the event. National Medical Mobile Unit (NMMU), which comes under Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir was also called. It had all the latest equipment to conduct medical tests at the site which came very handy for villagers of upper reaches.

The Veterinary team looked after the livestocks of locals, Gujjars and Bakarwal population, which was highly appreciated. The Camp received a huge response and also benefited a large number of people in the remote areas. About 1000 patients and 250 animals were treated during the camp. The locals lauded the efforts of the Army for genuine concern towards the AWAM.

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