A Kochi based Medical Institute examined over 2300 Patients in Flood Hit Areas

Budgam: Flood-victims in large number thronged the medical relief camp set up by Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre (AIMS) in Magam area of Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. According to the spokesman of institute, a team of 15 medical specialists including paramedics are providing critical medical care to flood victims in the worst-affected areas of the district.

Spokesman further adds that over 2,300 people have been examined and dispensed medicines at the worst affected areas including Ashtingoo Ghat, Kulhama, Laharwalpora, Sumbal-Sonawari areas of Bandipora.

Besides preliminary diagnosis, the spokesman said that a mobile hospital and telemedicine unit equipped with intensive care unit, ventilator, ECG, Colour Echocardigram, X-Ray Radiography, Light Microscopy with the team are providing advanced pathological support.

The medical camp, which began on October 8 will continue till October 16. The team will then shift to some areas of District Budgam.


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