Imphal, December 31: Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Guwahati in association with Manipur Chamber of Commerce conducted a free health check-up camp in Imphal. A team of doctors from Kolkata RTIICS and Narayana Hospital, Guwahati attended the camp. Apart from general health screening such as height, weight, body mass index and blood sugar levels, doctors also checked for heart and diabetes related problems with free ECG.
All members of Manipur Chamber of Commerce attended the camp among others. Individuals went through preliminary diagnosis at the camp by the doctors present there and some were prescribed with necessary medications. Diabetes, hypertension and high blood pressure were the common symptoms noticed among the patients in the age bracket of 40-60 years, which increases the risks of developing coronary artery diseases according to the cardiologist.
“We at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital believe in creating awareness on the importance of healthy living by sensitizing people on possible risk factors. The camp was conducted to promote preventive healthcare with an objective of detecting any possible health issues, such that the same can be diagnosed and treated at the earliest” said Abid Taqueer, Facility Director at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Guwahati.
Dr Lalit Kapoor (Senior Cardiologist) and Dr Bishrup Purkayastha (Medicine Specialist) from Kolkata RTIICS and Dr Jayanta Medhi (ENT specialist) from NH Guwahati participated in the camp and carried out preliminary diagnosis of all individuals. If anybody needed a second opinion, he/she were referred to Kolkata RTIICS, NSH Howrah and NH Guwahati unit for further treatment.
Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Guwahati was commissioned on December, 2013 with 185 beds, under a 30 year public-private partnership with the Government of Assam. The facility is multispecialty tertiary care hospital with Cardiac Sciences, Neurosciences and Orthopaedics. The facility’s primary catchment area is Guwahati and the entire region of Northeast India.
For details, visit www.narayanahealth.org