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July 21st, 2018

Surgical camp in Manali a success

The Surgical Camp in Civil Hospital Manali concluded today successfully, having seen over one thousand and one hundred and sixteen patients and conducted surgery safely and successfully on fifty patients including eye surgery and general and gynaecologic surgery. 

We are grateful to Dr. Bishan Shasni, Community consultant, LWH for his leadership and organisation of the camp, to our visiting faculty.  Dr. Nitin Batra, HOD Dept of Opthalmology, CMC Ludhiana brought his entire team and supplies to provide specialised eye services to the local people. Fifteen surgeries were done and over three hundred and fifty patients seen. 

Dr. Ganesan, senior radiologist from Chennai provided high quality ultrasound reporting and performed over four hundred ultrasound examinations. 

Dr. Saroj Choudhary, Senior Gynaecologist from LWH provided gynaecologic services. 

The general surgery team is grateful to Dr. Rao, Dr. Sagari both anesthetists, and Dr. Ashwani a plastic surgeon from Delhi who provided safe conduct of surgery and also provided plastic surgery to the patients. 

The camp was funded by the NRHM and was a week long. We are also grateful to our team in LWH who stood in the gap to ensure that services continued uninterrupted at the base in LWH and also the entire team who pulled together amazingly to make this a huge success. 

All the patients have been discharged safe and well on Sunday.