“A Hygienic & Healthy Environment can only lead to a good health and that always by maintaining cleanliness”, with this motto JBF (Just Be Friendly) organized a Free Health Check-up cum Awareness Camp on Sunday, 8th February 2009 at Safdarjung Flyover Basti (Slum Cluster), New Delhi where JBF Welfare Organization has started another Informal School recently. This camp was a part of different activities JBF is planning for the slum cluster.
Chief Functionary of JBF Dr. Sashanka, other team members & volunteers were present on the occasion and apprised the about focus areas and purpose of the camp.
As a part of awareness campaign the volunteers discussed with the gathering about HIV/AIDS, first aid and female foeticide & different diseases & how it can be prevented with small behavioral & lifestyle changes.
Besides examining & providing treatment, Dr. Sachdeva who is associated with JBF for a long time discussed with the people about their problems related to the health. He also suggested the measures how the health condition can be improved.
Medicines were distributed among the patients according to the prescription of the doctor.
JBF has decided that one Doctor & a Nurse/Dispenser will visit this slum regularly to provide the follow-up treatments. JBF team & volunteers will give emphasis on motivating people to take the advantages of different government schemes & hospitals. JBF wishes that people from the slum will spread awareness about the importance to cleanliness among themselves & to others in their workplace leading to good health and hygienic & Healthy environment.