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UPF-Nepal Organized Free Health Clinic

01 March, 2012

The Universal Peace Federation – Nepal, with the help of the Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center and the local community of Ramnagar organized a free health check-up program in Chitwan on 11 March, 2012. Over 750 people benefited from this clinic. The vast majority was very poor and could not have afforded the cardiac treatment and consultancy.
Expensive tests like ECG, ECHO were offered gratis to all people. Senior cardiologist Dr. Ravi Malla headed up a team of 16 medical personal who serves people in that rural area. Dr. Malla said, “Ninety percent of the people examined were found in need of cardiac care. I’ve never experienced before in any such camp.” The heart is a vital organ of our body so awareness and preventive are essential for good health.
The district police office, the Nepal Army, local scout units, community leaders, Ambassador for Peace and youths actively supported the program. The clinic was inaugurated by Mrs. Laxmi Thakuri, a 105 years woman. Retd. DIGP Gyanendra Bikram Mahat, an Ambassador for Peace, and Mr. Sandeep Mahat coordinated and financially supported the program. UPF-Nepal President and MP, Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, thanked all those who made possible of this great service.