MEDICAL CAMP, NOV 2009
On the occasion of the National Pharmacy Week 2009, Acropolis institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, lndore Madhya Pradesh organized a free health checkup camp on 22nd November 2009 in village Dakachya, near lndore. Doctors of 5 different disciplines attended the camp. The faculty and the students of the institute distributed the prescribed medicines free of cost to about 400 villagers who were registered in the camp; briefing them about the safe use of prescribed medicines.
The students performed street shows and presented posters in the village and created awareness about swine flu, heart disease, drug addiction, water borne diseases & AIDS, thus understanding the role of a pharmacist towards public health. They detailed about the symptoms, prevention, treatment, financial & social repercussion associated with the above diseases. The program was organized by the Head of the institute Dr. Mona Nagar in coordination with the faculty members. More than 400 people attended the camp.
1 .To provide medical service and consultation to the villagers At their doorstep;
2 . To provide quality medicines, vitamins, antibiotics, etc
- To increase awareness of basic hygiene, awareness and prevention of the most common diseases among the villagers like AIDS.