Leh: As a part of the ongoing ‘National Road Safety Month’, a free medical camp for physical and eye checkup for drivers, conductors and general public was organised at Community Health Center (CHC) Khaltse on January 22.
The camp was organised by Block Medical Officer CHC Khaltse, Dr. Yangchan Dolma on the direction of Deputy Commissioner Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve.
During the camp, number of local and non-local drivers, conductors and the general public were screened in the camp.
People availed the facilities like eye checkup for color-blindness, defect in eye sight, test to check B.P, Diabetes and Hb.
Surgeon from Community Health Center, Khaltse, Dr. Feroz Ahmad, informed that the aim of organising the camp is to spread awareness among drivers about significance of personal health for welfare of society.
He also gave First-Aid training to the participants and advised the participants to obey the traffic rules. Doctors and paramedical staff of CHC Khaltse were present during the camp.