Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari in association with Sivasagar Civil Hospital and District Health Society, Sivasagar organized one Free ENT Surgery camp on 29th and 30th June 2018 at Sivasagar Civil Hospital. A team of ENT surgeons and Anesthesiologist from MENTS Hospital, Bengaluru rendered their valuable services for the poor and needy patients of Sivasagar and adjoining districts. A total 20 patients were successfully operated for 21 surgical procedures during this camp.
The camp was inaugurated on 29th June and the inaugural meeting was chaired by Dr. Ripun Borpujari, Joint Director of Health Services, Sivasagar. The Distrct Development Commissioner , Sri Abhijit Baruah was the chief guest. Many prominent citizens and Doctors of Sivasagar town attended the meeting . Dr. Prakash Kotoky, Vibhag Sanchalak of Vivekananda Kendra, Jorhat- Sivasagar Vibhag, briefed the audience about the Vivekananda Kendra and its various activities.
The patient screening for the camp was started earlier and the ENT Doctors of Sivasagar selected all cases and prepared them for surgeries. During this two days camp the ENT Doctors team examined 115 patients in OPD and medicines were prescribed to them accordingly. Seeing the need of such free surgeries, the Doctors are interested to visit again to conduct such camps.