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ARMY CONDUCTS MEDICAL AND DENTAL CAMP FOR REMOTE VILLAGES OF MACHHAL SECTOR

Srinagar, 13 Sep 2021. Machhal is a remote sector in the Northern part of
Kupwara District of Kashmir. Sarpanches and residents from border villages of
Machhal had approached the Army Camp located at Thalli highlighting
requirement of medical and dental care for all locals, especially the senior
citizens, children and women of these villages.
The Army authorities at Thalli, taking note of the extremely genuine
requirements, organised a medical camp and a dental camp at Sahi Memorial
Hospital, Machhal in coordination with the civil administration on 13 Sep 2021.
The aim of the camps was to address the basic medical and dental needs of
the people from these villages. The camps were widely advertised in local
groups, media and through announcements for a week prior to their conduct.
Five Army Doctors, including a Dentist, attended to the people. More
than 250 people of adjoining villages, attended the Medical Camp, while more
than 100, attended the Dental Camp. Medical and dental examinations were
conducted and free medicines were distributed to the people and classes
were also conducted on nutrition deficiencies in children and women and on
dental care. People were also educated on COVID-19. The villagers
appreciated the efforts of Indian Army.

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