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Blood Donation Camp in Alibaug Taluka, Raigad District.

J V Gokal Charity Trust (JVGCT) has initiated health care activities for the benefit of tribal and rural people from Alibaug block of Raigad district with Late Sudhatai Oak Seva Pratisthan & Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Alibaug.

J V Gokal Charity Trust (JVGCT) had organized blood donation camp at Chowk village of Alibaugh block of Raigad district on 16th November 2014. With the overwhelming response of youths from local community and surrounding villages, 108 blood bags were collected on the day. Raigad District AIDS Control Society provided the technical support for blood collection and safe storage.

During the camp, awareness on HIV & AIDS was carried by volunteers. Blood donors were provided donation card, by which the donor can avail the blood from blood bank in case of his / her requirement.

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Educational Development Activity Tour for Manipur Students - Mao to Mumbai.

J V Gokal Charity Trust has been organizing health camps in Mao area of Manipur to provide the health care to marginalized community since 2012. Through implementing health care activities in the area, project team also identified the other areas of intervention i.e. education. Along with our existing health activities, the project team is working with the youths of local colleges. Project team organized the personality development and inspirational lectures to motivating the tribal students.

29 students form ASUFU CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE (Institute located at Punanamei Village, near Mao Gate, Senapati District, Manipur) visited Mumbai City from 31st October to 5th November 2014. J V Gokal Charity Trust supported this tour under educational development program.

Students visited following institutes during their visit to Mumbai.

1. Student Unity Day at Mumbai University
2. Visit to J V Gokal Corporate Office
3. Visit to Tata Institute of Social Sciences
4. Visit to Nirmala Niketan
5. Visit to Nehru Science Center & Nehru Planetarium
6. Cleanliness Drive at Churchgate Station
7. Lecture on Tourism Development by Veena Travels
8. Visit to Elephanta Caves
9. Monorail Ride

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Relief for Jammu & Kashmir ( J & K )

Shri Krishna Foundation & J V Gokal Charity Trust Mumbai are working for downtrodden community in by means of various projects across the country. We also extend our hands during disasters and emergencies. Looking at current situation and J & K, trustees Shri Krishna Foundation & J V Gokal Charity Trust have sent 5000 pieces of blankets for affected villages in said area.

Since we do not have any project activities and affected area, Operation Sadbhawana will accept our small help for reaching needy and distribute blankets to the needy families.

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Community Health Camps in Alibaug Taluka

Through Community Outreach Programs, J V Gokal Charity Trust (JVGCT) has initiated health care activities for the benefit of tribal and rural people from Alibaug block of Raigad district with Late Sudhatai Oak Seva Pratisthan & Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Alibaug. J V Gokal Charity Trust (JVGCT) has organized six camps in the month of August and September with their partner NGOs in tribal hamlets (padas) of Alibaug block where 357 patients availed benefits of health camp. The patients were provided health checkups and medication for free of cost.

The camps were organized at villages named Surai, Bhuighar, Wagholi, Patwadi, Valvali Wadi and Deev Wadi within the period of 14th August to 21st September 2014.

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Community Health Camp at Mao, Manipur.

(26th September to 3rd October 2014).

Hospital and Health Care Project team of J V Gokal Charity Trust is working for needy community in various parts of India. Manipur is one of the important target areas chosen by this project team for health care activities. This community health camp were organised by In-TOUCH during 26th September to 3rd October 2014. Following organisations participated in this activity.

1. J V Gokal Charity Trust, Mumbai.

2. Collaborative Development International, California, US.

3. Oking Hospital, Kohima, Nagaland.

4. Community Health Centre, Mao, Manipur.

5. District Health Society, Senapati, Manipur.

6. Rotary Mao.

5 villages were covered by village clinic team and average 450 patients per village were screened and treated during 5 days. Total 2300 patients were benefited by this health camp. Medicines donated by J V Gokal Charity Trust were given free to the needy patients. About 70 patient need surgeries all will be operated during next camp in April 2014/October 2015.

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Health Camps in Manipur (North East), India

Mao is remote town located on Imphal - Kohima National highway on the border of Manipur and Nagaland. This town is surrounded by 50 small tribal villages. Approximate populations of this area is 1, 50,000. Due to lack of Health care facilities in this area, most of the individuals travel to near by district place for availing medical treatment. Some of them remain untreated due to various reasons (e.g. distance, cost, etc.).

Local NGO’s are trying to organize periodic medical check up camps with the help of local doctors at different village in difficult terrains like Senapati and Ukhurul districts of Manipur. These camps impart health education to beneficiaries, screening of patients for surgical treatment, identifying non-communicable diseases like high blood pressure and diabetic, and providing basic treatment.

JVGCT Team has been participating in the “Medical Camps” being organized by sitting MLA, Mr. Dikho and Dr. Lorho in Mao area through Ashufimei Development Society since 2012.

Recently the Hospital and health care project team from JVGCT, Mumbai in collaboration with CDI (Collabortive Development International) California, In-Touch, and Mr. Dikho (MLA, Manipur) conducted a Medical Camp at Community Health Centre, Mao, District Senapati, Manipur, India between 26th October to 31st October 2013. 6 medical camps were arranged in remote villages in the MAO region. Medicines were donated by JVGCT. At the same time JVGCT doctors also carried out diagnostic camps.

Along with the health camps Education and health awareness workshop for students of the Ashufumei Education Institute was organized.

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School Health Camp - Tara, Raigad

JVGCT in collaboration with YMC participated in School health camp for approximately 500 students of the YMC School at Tara. The camp was conducted between 28th and 31st January, 2014.

The students who attended the camp were from standard 5 to standard 12 and between the age group of 9 to 18 yrs. Team of the doctors from MGM carried out physical examination of the students, provided medications if required along with counseling for healthy day to day behavior.

JVGCT collected blood samples of 453 students and tested at the pathological laboratory at the YMC hospital for Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Blood Group free of cost. The staff of the Mobile medical Units and project team also participated in the health camp. Basic health education was provided to the student during the camp.

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Blood Group Card Distribution, Tara Raigad

JVGCT had collected blood samples of the 453 students during the School Health camp in January 2014. JVGCT laboratory at Tara provided for free Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Blood group testing.

Following the testing, blood group cards were then printed by JVGCT and distributed among the students after entering the student details.

From the above student blood samples the project team carried out a small study to identify iron deficiency anemia prevalence among these students.

The study result showed that approximately half of the students suffered from moderate anemia and the prevalence among females was greater than those of males. JVGCT plans to implement awareness camps related to anemia and also distribute iron supplements in collaboration with other partners in the near future.

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Health and Eye Check up Camp at Deolwadi, Maharashtra.

On 6th June 2014 JVGCT, in collaboration with YMC and Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College (MGM), Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai conducted a Health and Eye Check up Camp at Deolwadi village, Raigad. Project team members visited target villages one day prior to camp for mobilizing maximum beneficiaries for this activity.

15 doctors of different specialties like Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic, Surgery, Gynecologists, Pediatrician, Skin, Ear Nose Throat (ENT) and Community Medicine from MGM Hospital took part in the camp. General Health Check up and eye testing were carried out. Below is the list of services that were provided.

Services Offered at the camp:-

1. Eye Checkup
2. blood testing
3. Malaria Testing
4. Typhoid Testing
5. Diabetes screening and testing
6. Cholesterol Testing
7. Thyroid Testing
8. ECG
9. Urine & Stool Examination
10. Gynecological and ANC.

The camp received a very good response. Approximately 220 patients of various age groups and sexes attended the camp and availed the services provided. Free medications were distributed among the patients. Looking at the good response to the health camp, health camps in collaboration with other partners in the future are being planned

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First Cataract Screening Camp at Mao, Manipur

JVGCT Project team conducted a Cataract screening camp at Manipur, Mao in April 2014 in association with Ashufimei Development Society and In-Touch. Dr Jhanvi Mehta, Ophthalmic surgeon traveled with the project team for the same. Approximately 400 patients were examined of which it was found 114 patients needed cataract surgeries.

This type of cataract camp has never been organized in this area before. The project team in coordination with the local government authorities plans to conduct cataract surgery camp for these patients free of cost in the near future.

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Cataract Surgery and Screening Camp at Mao, Manipur

First Cataract Surgery Camp in the Hilly Terrains of Manipur!

JVGCT project team with the support of Community Health Center (CHC) In - charge and staff successfully operated 20 patients for cataract. The team was lead by Dr. Janhvi Mehta, MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology) Consultant Ophthalmology & Vitreoretinal Surgeon, from Mumbai. Along with the cataract surgeries, screening camps was conducted at the CHC Mao and At PHC Tadobui. Approximately 275 patients were screened.

The camp was supported by Chief Medical Officer, Senapati District, CHC, Mao Staff, In-TOUCH, Mao, Rotary Mao, Ashufuimei Development Society and Oking Hospital, Kohima, Nagaland. Owing to the great success and positive feedback from patients, relatives and local authorities,more camps of similar nature are being planned.

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Other Services:

JVGCT has donated ambulance for the villages of Senapati District. The ambulance is operated by Ashufemei development society and In- Touch with the help of local village committee.

The ambulance serves the local population covering 8 to 10 villages of Senapati and Ukhrul districts. It helps to transport ANC patients and emergency cases to the nearest health care centres.