Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital



Past Event



Lifeline Express Camp

WhenFriday, September 08, 2017     To    Thursday, September 14, 2017
WhereMirzapur, U.P
Description

Impact India Foundation invited voluntary services of doctors from Dr D Y Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pune on world’s first hospital train (Lifeline Express). A team lead by Dr Anmol Mathur consisting of Dr Sonal Kale ( PG Student), Lakshay Gupta (Intern), Neetu Jha (Intern), and Nishtha Kaushik (Intern) was formulated.

 

A total of 962 patients got screened and 513 received treatment in the fully functional dental unit of Lifeline Express. Dr Mehak Sikka, Medical Officer on the Lifeline Express, an ex-student of Dr D Y Patil Dental College thanked the Dean Dr Deepak Kulkarni and the team of doctors for the voluntary services and joining hands for the noble cause.

 

The team noticed heavy consumption of smokeless tobacco among both the genders and in all age groups causing a high incidence of oral cancer. The team of doctors provided consultation, treatment, health education and medication to the people of Mirzapur, U.P.