VIMS-CHERE First Specialty Clinic

VIMS-CHERE first Multi-Specialty Event was held at Kandavara Polyclinic on 2013:FE:16, Saturday. In total, 112 patients from Kandavara and surrounding villages got benefited from the following specialty services. OBG, Pediatrics, General Medicine, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic and ENT.  Background: Team Canadia partnered with Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre to provide specialized health care services through specialty clinics for people around Kandavara village. VIMS Management agreed to conduct their specialty clinics on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Accordingly the specializations were chosen and published before the first specialty clinic on 2013:FE:16, Saturday. Promotion: Team Canadia along with Kandavara Task Force (KTF) promoted the event and distributed pamphlets in Kandavara and the surrounding the villages a week before the event and ensured that the patients were lined up by then. Sister Kavitha promoted the event thoroughly through all the patients who visited the clinic on a day to day basis. Event Details: Dr. Gurumurthy, the Principal of VIMS inaugurated the event by his graceful presence and the VIMS team as soon as they arrived, started seeing the patients. Registrations began at 10.30 hrs and ended after seeing the last patitne at 13.30 hrs. After taking a group photograph, team left for lunch in the closest neighborhood of Chickballapur. Team of Specialists from VIMS and the clinic performance as under:

VIMS Specialty Clinics (Please note that the above breakups are approximate numbers)


Photographs from the event:

Dr Seetharam, Dr Murali Mohan and Lingaraj along with KTF members


KTF volunteer assisting patients in the clinic lobby area.


General Physician treating a patient


Ophthalmologist attending to a patient


Kid being examined


OBG specialists examining a patient


A patient trying to explain her problem to the doctor


Patients awaiting their turn


ENT specialist examining patients


Pediatrician examining a kid


Dr Murali Mohan and Dr Seetharam interacting with KTF members


VIMS Bus and the Kandavara Polyclinic on the day of Specialty event


Team VIMS and Team Canadia



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