Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti, Arunachal Pradesh conducted a free operation camp from 19th to 21st September 2018 at Marwari Arogya Bhawan Hospital, Dibrugarh. Dr. Raju Wilkinson (General Surgeon ,Nagpur), Dr. Surajit Hazra(General Surgeon ,Nagpur), Dr. Sunil Agarwal(CMC, Vellore), Dr. Raja Phanindra Kumar(General Surgeon ,Amalapuram Medical College, Andhra Pradesh) and Samir Saikia(VKNRL Hospital, Numaligarh) voluntarily participated in the camp. 20 poor and needy patients from Tirap, Changlang, Namsai and East Siang districts of Arunachal Pradesh were operated free of cost during the camp for various ailments like Gall Bladder stones, Appendicitis, Branchial Cyst and Lipomas.
The mobile medical team of Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti conducted three screening camps to identify patients for operations. 52 patients were examined during the screening camps and 25 patients were selected for surgeries. Out of them 20 were operated and rest 5 were medically treated.
The camp was inaugurated in the evening of 18th September by Sri Jyoti Kanoi, President, Executive committee, Marwari Arogya Bhawan Hospital, Dibrugarh. He lauded the efforts of Vivekananda Kendra in primary health care in the remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh and assured all possible help for such camps in future also. The inaugural meeting was attended by Executive committee members of Marwari Arogya Bhawan Hospital, Dibrugarh and Nagar Samiti members of Vivekananda Kendra, Dibrugarh.