On the occasion of World Health Day (April 07) 2021, the Faculty of Nursing and Faculty of Paramedical Sciences of Assam down town University on April 07 organized a Health Awareness Camp at one of the LP Schools of Tinitukura in Panikhaiti, Guwahati. The camp commenced from 11:00 AM and saw the participation of around 120 children and adults from the region.
Six faculty members and eight students of the Faculty of Nursing demonstrated techniques of medical hand washing and imparted awareness on breast self examination.
Physiotherapy rehabilitation protocols were given to patients having complaints of low back pain, knee pain and neck pain; ergonomic advices were given for activities of daily living. Also, awareness regarding the present pandemic situations that include breathing exercises and mobility exercises were demonstrated to the crowd.
Faculty members and students of the Optometry Department conducted eye checkups, where 15 patients participated. Patients diagnosed with ailments were referred to the hospital for further treatment.
The Department of Medical Laboratory Technology performed ABO blood grouping by slide method among 11 patients.
In continuation of the World Health Day awareness camp, an eye checkup camp was organized at the university premises for faculty, staff members and students on April 08.