Ludhiana, May 24, 2018: The third Orthopaedic surgery camp for poor children was successfully conducted on- Thursday at Mata Kaushalaya Devi charitable hospital, Hambra, which is a sub center of Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana. The camp was sponsored by Rock Foundation Group, Ludhiana, which keeps working actively for benefit of poor and underprivileged section of society. A total 30 patients with bone and joint problems were attended. Of them, 15 patients were referred for operation. These children with deformity of limbs, inability to walk, shortening of limbs, birth defect and other orthopaedic problems in childhood. Surgeries will be conducted subsequently at Mata Kaushalaya Devi charitable hospital, Hambra and CMC Ludhiana.
Camp was inaugurated by S.Onkar Singh Pahwa, Director Avon Cycles by lighting the lamp. Dr. Parvinder Pal Singh Sidhu, Civil Surgeon, Ludhiana who was present on the occasion appreciated the noble work and encouraged everyone for taking an initiative to help the poor and needy.MLA S. Kuldeep Singh Vaid, was also present among the dignatries and lauded the efforts of CMC and Rock Foundation. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. William Bhatti, Director CMC said, that CMC is continuing its legacy of working among the poor and the destitute and in future such camps will be increased in remote parts of the state so that common man is reached with state-of-art health facilities at affordable costs.
From The Rock Foundation group, president, Mr. Pankaj Jain was present along with Mr. Manoj Jain and Rajeev Jain. Also among the present were Dr. Santosh Mathangi, Mr Rahul Nathaniel and doctors from CMC hospital who rendered their services for this camp initiated for correcting the deformities and helping out disabled children. The children are being operated by Dr Bobby john, DrRitesh Pandey and Orthopaedic team at CMC, Ludhiana.Spine surgeries will be carried out by Dr. Noel Singh who is a spine specialist at C.M.C. Ludhiana.
Dr. Clarence Samuel, told that this camp is aimed at helping poor children who need Orthopaedic intervention and all aspects of patient care is free of cost. Mr. Balan, in-charge of the Hambran center, informed that the C-arm image intensifier is a long standing need of the people. In the past cases of fractures had to be referred to higher center for better results. Now these can effectively treated at MKDPC Hospital use during surgery, hence, equipping the center with facilities for orthopaedic care.