Gurugram: DLF Foundation organised a free multispecialty health camp was organised at Badha Village, Gurugram. The health camp was an initiative of DLF Foundation in association with Institute for Global Development (IGD). Over 400 villagers including a high representation of the Government School children benefitted from this camp. The objective of the initiative was to provide a free health check up and diagnostics to the underprivileged and to spread awareness about basic healthcare and hygiene.
This initiative as a part of Project Aarogyam also aimed to develop a positive health seeking behaviour and to achieve a disease free and healthy society. Besides the general health checkup, the community was provided the services of Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Cardiology, General Physician, Paediatrician, Orthopedic, Eye Testing, ENT and Dental OPD, besides arrangements for diagnostic facility for blood tests.
“The objective of organizing the camp was to provide regular qualitative primary health services in the project area. It is heartening to note that the initiative received an overwhelming response. DLF Foundation will continue in its endeavour to serve the weaker and marginal section of the society,” said Vinay Sahni, CEO, DLF Foundation.
“We are very thankful to DLF Foundation. This camp was very beneficial for us it enabled us to get free consultation and that too, in our village which saved our time and money,” said , Rajesh Kumar of Palra Village.
Such health camps have been regularly organized under DLF Foundation’s umbrella which represents a holistic approach to development and contributes to five major development areas: social, economic, environment, health, and education. The aim of the initiative is to improve the overall health profile of local personnel and their families.