Prevention and Control of Health Disorders with Angaluru Health Camp
With an objective to promote rural health in India, DesiMD Foundation - an arm of the online DesiMD Healthcare organization - which specializes in online Active Health Management (AHM) services – conducted its second health camp in Angaluru village (Gadlavalleru Mandal of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh), on March 21, 2016. This village was earlier adopted in September 2015, as a pilot project by Amar Sai Trust, which is led by Sharada Devi, for a free of cost, year-long convenience-based healthcare services.
Health Camp: The health camp was very well received by the Angaluru residents, which was attended by over a 150 residents. They had a free doctor consultation and also got screened for vital health parameters, hypertension, diabetes, dental and eye problems at the camp. Their Personal Health Records (PHRs) will be documented online on www.desimd.com for continuous monitoring of their health by DesiMD primary doctors for a year. This is the first of its kind health service. The camp’s objective is to control and prevent diseases especially, hypertension, diabetes, eye and dental problems, besides obesity associated diseases.
“These are unique services because the healthcare does not end with the health camp, but will continue for a year, with periodic doctor consultations of members registered at the camp. They have access to DesiMD primary doctor 24/7, through phone (040-42428282) for seeking advice and support of our doctors for any health problems. The goal is prevent and control Hypertension, Diabetes, Dental and Eye Problems faced by the Angaluru residents” said Sharada Devi, Sponsor of DesiMD Foundation’s Angaluru village adoption health program.
The health camp was conducted in the presence of Dhana Koteshwar Rao, President of Angaluru and VP of Angaluru, along with Mr Rajababu, Saibaba temple donor at the Saibaba Temple Trust and other important people like the Nagavalli couple.
DesiMD is keen to take this global effort forward with many more villages in the future (starting with India), one village, one person at a time, with the active support of those interested in funding this cause. Those interested may write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 040-4242-8282.
The Angaluru Healthcamp registered members echoed the voice of Nagabhushanam who said “was very happy, with this service as it is continuous medical care and not one day health camp. The elderly members were Shantamma, said, that this service is very convenient for her as she can reach DesiMD doctor 24/7 and need not travel to go to a clinic.