Free Health Check up and
Physiotherapy Camp by Dept. of Physiotherapy, USTM
Mile, Ri Bhoi, 10 April 2018: A free medical health
check-up and physiotherapy camp was organized for
patients at Jorbil, Kiling Road by the Department of
Physiotherapy, University of Science & Technology
Meghalaya on the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April
The aim of the camp was to create awareness about
importance of health check-ups and role of physiotherapy
treatment in various conditions like orthopaedic,
neurological, paediatrics etc. It also gave the village
community easy access to healthcare without undergoing
any financial hardships. About 50 patients were treated
in the camp ranging from paediatric to geriatric groups.
Besides medical advice, free medicines were distributed
wherever possible along with home exercise programme as
per requirement. This was one of the continuous
activities carried out by Department of Physiotherapy to
provide holistic healthcare services to community.
The check up and treatment was done under the
supervision of Dr. Habibul Islam, Prof (retd.) of
Department of Pathology, GMCH, and faculties of the
Department of Physiotherapy, USTM.