Guwahati,October 18: Acclaimed medicine specialist Dr Brajendra Lahkar shall conduct the next weekly evening OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club on October 21, 2017. The practicing doctor from the State’s well-known healthcare institution Dispur Hospital will be available for free consultations to the participants from 4 to 6 pm at the press club premises.
The last Saturday camp, organized under the ‘Evening with a Doctor’ program for the benefit of press club members along with their dependants, was graced by Dr Siben Dutta and Dr Santos Reddy from the city based Down Town Hospital.
Clinic at the GPC organised earlier
Launched in August 2016, with initial support from Dr Jayanta Bardoloi, managing director of Dispur Hospital in raising a doctor’s chamber at the press club premises, the series of camps have emerged as a ‘healthy and rewarding hangout’ for the media persons. Many working journalists with high blood pressure and sugar levels were diagnosed in the camps and have been advised for follow up actions accordingly.
Till date, practicing physicians from Apollo Chennai Hospital, Medanta the Medicity Hospital, GNRC Hospitals, Hayat Hospital, Ayursundra Hospital, Nemcare Hospital, among others have attended the camps.
Even though the camps are primarily organised 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 from the pioneer press club of Northeast India adding that similar initiatives are also encouraged in other parts of the region.