Hundreds throng J&K Bank ‘Free Medical Camp’

SRINAGAR: Continuing with its various Platinum Jubilee Initiatives, J&K Bank today organised a ‘Free Medical Camp’ here at Corporate Headquarters in collaboration with SKIMS Soura.

The Bank’s Executive President (EP) Parvez Ahmad and renowned gastroenterologist Dr. Gul Javid, who is also head of gastroenterology, SKIMS, jointly inaugurated the camp in presence of Executive President O P Sharma, President Mohammad Syed, senior doctors from SKIMS, officers of the Bank and senior citizens from Srinagar.

The neatly organised specialised check-up counters witnessed large number of patients, mostly elders from Srinagar, getting free counseling and consultations from eminent SKIMS doctors in General Medicine, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology and General Surgery.

Speaking on the occasion, Parvez Ahmad said, “On this Platinum Jubilee initiative we re-affirm our commitment towards the empowering growth and all-round development of the people of J&K.”

Under our Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, we shall make important interventions in improving the healthcare systems besides working for the up-gradation of the medical infrastructure of our state, he added.

Thanking the SKIMS authorities and particularly the team of specialist doctors present at the camp for their generous support, he assured them of utmost cooperation in any effort aimed at providing substantial relief and value-added health services to the people of this place especially those visiting the hospitals from far-off places.  

The senior consultants from SKIMS Soura included the renowned cardiologist Dr Khurshid Iqbal, gastroenterologists Dr Gul Javed & Dr. G N Yatoo, Endocrinologist Dr Bashir Ahmad Laway, Nephrologist Dr Saleem Najar, General Surgeon Dr Muneer Wani and in General medicine Dr Parvez Koul.

A team of six consultant specialists along with two senior residents each provided the free medical check-up, counseling and consultations to more than 600 patients who came from various parts of the Srinagar district during the day.

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