By NJ Thakuria
Guwahati, September 20: Pediatrician Dr Sourav Gohain Duarah from Ayursundra Hospital will conduct the next weekly evening OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club (GPC) on September 23. Organized under the series of ‘Evening with a Doctor’ program, the Saturday camp will start at 4 pm and conclude by 6 pm.
Previous clinic at the GPC
Children of media persons along with their relatives (up to 12 years old) can be taken for a general growth related check-up in the camp. Seniors will get the opportunity to check their blood pressure by health workers from the city based hospital. The last camp was graced by Dr K Appaji Krishnan, senior spine surgeon from SIMS Hospital, Chennai, where over 20 media persons received free consultations. Physiotherapist Dr Jayanta Deka and marketing executive Binay Hatikakoti from the hospital assisted the physician to conduct the camp.
Till date, practicing doctors from Apollo Hospital Chennai, Manipal Hospital Bangalore, Fortis Hospital Bangalore, Medanta-the Medicity Hospital, GNRC Hospitals, Down Town Hospital, Dispur Hospital, Hayat Hospital, Narayana Super-Specialty Hospital, Swagat Super-Surgical Institute, Wintrobe Hospital, Nemcare Hospital, Sun Valley Hospital and Sight First eye-clinic have attended the camps.
“Even though the camps are primarily organized for the benefit of press club members with their close relatives, any journalist of the region (also the country), with their family members, may take the advantage of the clinics.” said a statement issued by the GPC, adding that similar initiatives are encouraged in other parts of the region as well.