Wockhardt Foundation organizes health camp

On account of World Health Day 2014, Wockhardt Foundation organized ‘Health and Sanitation' awareness camp on Vector-borne diseases at Sindhi Camp, RCF Chembur.

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Doctors conducting health screening on slum dwellers

About 400 people from the RCF slums benefitted from the camp led by Dr Akshay Chhallani , Senior General Physician, Wockhardt Hospitals.

The occasion was graced by Mr Joi Barua, lead vocalist of the band ‘Joi' and the National Film award winner movie ‘Dev D'.

Almost every fourth house in Mumbai slums has a family member who suffers from some vector-borne diseases.

Morbidity and Mortality in urban slums due to vector-borne diseases, infections and inferior sanitary conditions is quite common.

According to a study, water borne morbidity in Mumbai slums was 24%.

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