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Free Health Check
up and Physiotherapy Camp by Dept. of Physiotherapy, USTM
9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, 10 April 2018: A
free medical health check-up and physiotherapy camp was
organized for patients at Jorbil, Kiling Road by the Department
of Physiotherapy, University of Science & Technology Meghalaya
on the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April 2018.
The aim of the camp was to create awareness about importance of
health check-ups and role of physiotherapy treatment in various
conditions like orthopaedic, neurological, paediatrics etc. It
also gave the village community easy access to healthcare
without undergoing any financial hardships. About 50 patients
were treated in the camp ranging from paediatric to geriatric
groups. Besides medical advice, free medicines were distributed
wherever possible along with home exercise programme as per
was one of the continuous activities carried out by Department
of Physiotherapy to provide holistic healthcare services to
The check up and treatment was done under the supervision of Dr.
Habibul Islam, Prof (retd.) of Department of Pathology, GMCH,
and faculties of the Department of Physiotherapy, USTM.