Free multi specialist medical camp conducted by Indian Navy at Ezhimala on Navy Day

December 4, 2016 Photo(s): By Indian Naval Academy

As part of their social outreach programme INHS (Indian Naval Hospital Ship) Navjivani and INS Zamorin, Ezhimala, jointly conducted a free multi-speciality medical camp today, Sunday, 04 December 2016 at Thekkekad Village, Padne Panchayath, Kasaragod District of Kerala. The event was conducted to commemorate the Navy Week celebrations. Indian Navy celebrates 04th of December every year as the Navy Day to commemorate the daring missile attack by Indian Naval warships on Karachi Harbour in the 1971 war against Pakistan and in memory of the sacrifices made by its personnel towards the stunning victory in that war.

Specialist doctors in Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedics, Gynaecology and Dental Surgery were available for consultation and treatment at the camp. Medicines were distributed to the patients free of cost during the camp. Numerous residents from the area availed the expertise of the medical specialists and facilities at the camp. The specialist doctors and staff conducted random blood sugar and HbA1C check for all diabetic patients who attended the camp.

Mrs Meena Bhokare, President Naval Wife’s Welfare Association (NWWA) Ezhimala inaugurated the medical camp. Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, Commandant, INA, Commodore Kamlesh Kumar, Station Commander, INS Zamorin, Surg Capt Sanjeev Kumar, Commanding officer INHS Navjivani, Smt. PC Subaida, Thekkekad Village Ward Member, Smt. PC Fausia, Padne Panchayat President, Shri. TP Mohammad Kunhi, Kasaragod District Panchayat Member and Shri. TK Kadder, President Naattu Koottam Charity Thekkekad were also present on the occasion. The event was organised with support from Naattu Koottam Charity, Thekkekad who’s members were actively involved in organising medical camps and various other welfare activities in and around Thekkekad village.

Speaking on the occasion, Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, Commandant, INA, reiterated the abiding interest of the Indian Naval Academy for the community in its neighbourhood and promised more such initiatives in the future depending on the requirement of the community. The INA band is also scheduled to perform at various locations during the week.

Mrs Meena Bhokare, President NWWA Ezhimala, inaugurating the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala
Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, Commandant, INA, interacting with Shri. TP Mohammad Kunhi, Kasaragod District Panchayat Member and Shri. TK Kadder, President Naattu Koottam Charity Thekkekad
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, Commandant, INA, presenting a memento to Shri. TK Kadder, President Naattu Koottam Charity Thekkekad and Shri. TP Mohammad Kunhi, Kasaragod District Panchayat Member
Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, Commandant, INA, reiterated the abiding interest of the Indian Naval Academy for the community in its neighbourhood
Shri. TP Mohammad Kunhi, Kasaragod District Panchayat Member giving the vote of thanks
Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, Commandant, INA, inspecting the arrangements at the multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala.
Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, Commandant, INA, inspecting the arrangements at the multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala.
Numerous residents from the area availed the expertise of the medical specialists and facilities during the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin
Glimpse from the free multi-speciality medical camp at Thekkekad Village, Kerala organised jointly by INHS Navjivani and INS Zamorin