Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani to inaugurate Dr Dharmendra Kumar’s Swasth Zindagi – Medical Camp at Surat by R K HIV Aids Centre

The Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay Rupani will inaugurate ‘Swasth Zindagi’, one of the largest medical camps to be held in India.

This mega social event is being held at Surat on 29th October 2017 and will be attended by over 5000 doctors from all over India.

On this occasion many government officials, IAS, IPS and Cabinets Ministers and other Ministers from the Central government and State governments have confirmed their attendance.

The R K HIV AIDS Research & Care Centre had created a ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ for the “Largest Sexual Health Awareness” the mega healthcare movement, ‘Swasth Zindagi’, one of the largest medical camps which was held on 19th Feb 2017 at the MMRDA Grounds, BKC in Mumbai.

Over 52 hospitals from all over Maharashtra, thousands of doctors, paramedical doctors and volunteers joined the movement catering to the needy, who are unaware of the benefits and medical schemes they are eligible for.

The same feet is now going to be repeated in Surat on 29th October 2017 with Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani lighting the lamp at the inauguration of the camp which will be held from 6am to 6pm.

Prominent among them are Vijay Rupani – Chief Minister Gujarat, J P Nadda – Health Minister Govt of India, Annant Geete – Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Smriti Irani – Minister of Textiles, Dharmendra Pradhan – Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Faggan Singh Kulaste – Health Minister (MOS), Anupriya Patel – Health Minister (MOS), and many more.

Bollywood personalities like actor/producer Jitendra Kapoor and music director Shravan Rathod have confirmed their presence.

“The biggest challenge in implementing the primary health care principles is of equitable distribution of health care to all. The rural masses and urban slum dwellers are most vulnerable to lack of access to health care, and RK HIV AIDS Research & Care Centre aims to bridge this gap,” explains Dr Dharmendra Kumar.

“The underprivileged and the slum dwellers in India continue to have poor access to basic determinants of good health as well as to the curative services from government sources during illness as the masses are indifferent or not aware of the various medical schemes and benefits available to them. ‘Swasth Zindagi’ by RK HIV AIDS is one step towards this cause”, said Dr Dharmendra Kumar, Chairman, RK HIV AIDS Research & Care Centre.

All major diseases will be covered at the medical camp including cardiac, kidney or liver ailments, ENT ailments, HIV, cancer, heart and lung ailments etc.

Over the past five years, R K HIV has successfully conducted 7971 medical camps in which over 37,71,578 patients were screened in states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, MP, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Rajasthan, Orissa.

In last two years, R. K. HIV has covered 4.5 lac people under the scheme of Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Suraksha Yojna.

The camp in Mumbai brought together the who’s who of the medical fraternity under one umbrella. Hospitals like JJ, Sion hospital, KEM, Cooper, Dr.DY Patil Medical College and Hospital, Surya hospital along with pharma companies like, Alkem Pharma, Aristo Pharma Ashoka Drugs and Chemicals Pharma Co. and Social organizations like Wockhardt Foundation, Vande Matram, Rizwan Adatia Foundation, NCORD, Swarlipi Charitable Trust, DRVA Charitable Trust, SPAP Media along with Wellness TV & My Dentist supported this noble cause. The mega event was also supported by the Mumbadevi Charitable Trust and Vaishnav Charitable Trust among others.

Throughout the year R K HIV AIDS Research & Care Centre will be undertaking several developmental programs like adopting about 300 villages across India this year.

R K HIV has taken up the mantle to train one lakh women across Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal, Orissa, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, etc to teach them how to tackle various medical emergencies, health issues, etc.

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the mega-event at Surat will also witness the free distribution of medical insurance worth Rs. 2 lakh to every person registered at the Medical camp under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY).

More than 50,000 spectacles will also be distributed to the masses, said Dr Dharmendra Kumar of R K HIV Aids.

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