Maharashtra Arogya Mandal

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal believes that good health and education are the stepping stones for the success of any society and is committed to provide the same to the rural and tribal communities which are economically and socially challenged currently in India.
Sep 4, 2014

ACTIVITIES OF JUNE JULY 2014

Dhule check up
Dhule check up

                                                     Maharashtra Arogya Mandal’s

                                                             Sickle Cell Project

                                                Sickle Cell Activities –June July 2014

WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY CELEBRATION

UNESCO had declared 19th June 2014 as World Sickle Cell day.

Sickle Cell Department of Maharashtra Arogya Mandal (MAM) Hadapsar Pune has celebrated this day to create awareness of Sickle-Cell Anaemia as a public health problem in the community.

Prof. Dr. Mrs. Mrudula Phadke Former VC MUHS Nasik was the chief guest for the function. Dr. S.L.Kate, Mrs. A.S.Kate, Dr.V.B.Kaknurkar Principal Sumatibhai Shah Ayurved College, Dr. R.M.Dhere Executive Director Serum Institute of India Pune, Mr.Nitin Gengje Dr. Jignesh Doshi, Dr. M.P Bankar Professor Department of Biochemistry B.J Medical College Pune, and Dr. Mrs. Pooja Doshi Department of Biochemistry University of Pune, Dr. Anita Kar School of Health Sciences University of Pune were the dignitaries present on this occasion.

Post graduate students from Ayurved, Biochemistry and Health Sciences Faculty were present on this occasion.

The function started by paying homage to Founder secretary Late Dr.Dada Gujar and eminent paediatrician Dr. Dhairyasheel Shirole.

Dr.S.L Kate explained the significance and purpose of celebrating World Sickle Cell day.

Dr.R.M.Dhere and Dr. Mrudula Phadke lauded the efforts done by Dr.S.L.Kate and the institutional team work in field of Sickle Cell Anaemia.

Dr. Gunvant Yeola elaborated the details of Sickle Cell Disease and its management with a presentation.

The program was coordinated by Dr. Girish Kulkarni and Dr.Yogesh Prabhune

Dr. Prashant Dalvi delivered vote of thanks.

Considering the commendable work of Maharashtra Arogya Mandal in hilly remote tribal area in Satpuda Ranges at Sickle Cell Dawakhana Roshmal Budurk, Tal. Dhadgaon, Dist. Nandurbar; Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla Chairman, Cyrus Poonawalla Group Serum Institute of India, Hadapsar Pune donated 18 seater vehicle (Tempo Traveller) to our institute. Dr. R.M.Dhere Executive Director Serum Institute of India Pune on behalf of Dr.Cyrus Poonawalla, handed over the vehicle to Secretary MAM Mr. Anil Gujar.

Details of Medical Camp of July 2014

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal (MAM) conducted free sickle cell health check up camp from 26th to 28th July 2014.

During the Pune to Dhadgaon journey we had medical check up and medicinal kit was given to our 7 old diagnosed sickle cell patients at Dhule, Maharashtra.

On Sunday 27th July 2014, 335old diagnosed sickle cell patients were clinically examined and were given free medications. Also screening of new 112tribal individuals was done among which 45were diagnosed as carriers and47patients were identified as sufferers. Advice and counselling regarding the dietary and behavioural regime was given to both old and new patients. The carriers were provided with counselling, emphasis was given on pre/ post marital guidance.  The 20 individuals were diagnosed as without sickle cell disease were also guided for this socio-medical problem. 

 

 On Monday 28th July 2014, similarly 326 old patients had been given examined and provided with medications and 51new tribal individuals were screened for sickle cell disease. In newly screened 14patients were diagnosed as sufferers and 27 were diagnosed as carriers and 15individuals were diagnosed as normal i.e. without sickle cell. All were provided with counselling the patients were medically examined and medications were provided free of cost.

We have identified 57 sufferers in two days which is one of the highest figures.

All the individuals were from different tribal parts of Nandurbar, Dhule district of Maharashtra and from the neighbouring state viz. Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh mostly from low socio economic class. During this camp distribution Nutritious food supplement was done to sickle cell patients.

Medical Camp
Medical Camp
Dhule check up
Dhule check up
Medical Camp
Medical Camp
Tribute to Founder Secretary Dr.Dada Gujar
Tribute to Founder Secretary Dr.Dada Gujar
Speech Dr.Phadke Madam
Speech Dr.Phadke Madam
Dr.Phadke Madam
Dr.Phadke Madam
Vehicle Donation-Serum Insititute of India
Vehicle Donation-Serum Insititute of India

Attachments:
Jun 3, 2014

MAM's Sickle Cell Project March-May 2014-Report

Dr.Kate
Dr.Kate

March 2014 Sickle Cell activities:- Maharashtra Arogya Mandal (MAM) conducted free sickle cell health check up camp from 29th to 31st March 2014. During the Pune to Dhadgaon journey we had medical checkup and medicinal kit was given to our 7 old diagnosed sickle cell patients at Dhule, Maharashtra.

On Sunday 30th March 2014, 310 old diagnosed sickle cell patients were clinically examined and were given free medications. Also screening of new 97tribal individuals was done among which 39 were diagnosed as carriers and 27 patients were identified as sufferers. Advice and counseling regarding the dietary and behavioral regime was given to both old and new patients. The carriers were provided with counseling. Emphasis was given on pre/ post marital guidance.  The 31 individuals were diagnosed as without sickle cell disease were also guided for this socio-medical problem. 

On Monday 31st March 2014 the work started with the memory prayer of our mentor late Founder Secretary Dr. Dadashaeb alias S.T. Gujar. On this occasion the sickle cell team and the sickle cell patients prayed and started the work with the distribution of Nutritional food supplement and meal to sickle cell patients.On Monday 31st March 2014 similarly 278 old patients had been given examined and provided with medications and 57 new tribal individuals were screened for sickle cell disease. In newly screened 14 patients were diagnosed as sufferers and 33 were diagnosed as carriers and 10 individuals were diagnosed as normal i.e. without sickle cell.

In this sickle cell camp we had eye checkup from expert Opthalmologist of H.V.Desai Eye Hospital Pune. The 68 tribals undergone eye check up Essentials Medicines were provided. One patient was found to have multiple chorioretinal atrophic changes who was referred to Kantabai Shah Eye hospital at Nandurbar (unit of H.V.Desai Eye Hospital Pune)All the individuals were from different tribal parts of Nandurbar, Dhule district of Maharashtra and from the neighboring state viz. Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh mostly from low socio economic class.

Pune Public Health Conference 2014   was organised by School of Health Sciences, University of Pune 25th and 26th January 2014 in this a preconference seminar on Genetics in Public Health Systems was inaugurated by Dr.S.L.Kate Head Sickle Cell Department Maharashtra Arogya Mandal. In special Platform presentation he also delivered a lecture on Common Blood Genetic Disorders in India on this occasion

 

May 2014 Sickle Cell activities:-

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal (MAM) conducted free sickle cell health check up

camp from 24th to 27th May 2014. During the Pune to Dhadgaon journey we

had medical checkup and medicinal kit was given to our 7 old diagnosed sickle

cell patients at Dhule, Maharashtra.

On Sunday 25thMay 2014 215 old diagnosed sickle cell patients were clinically examined and were given free medications. Also screening of new 86 tribal individuals was done among which 51 were diagnosed as carriers and 20 patients were identified as sufferers. Advice and counseling regarding the dietary and behavioral regime was given to both old and new patients. The carriers were provided with counseling, emphasis was given on pre/ post marital guidance. The 15 individuals were diagnosed as without sickle cell disease were also guided for this socio-medical problem. During this camp each indexed patient was advised to screen his entire family members for sickle cell.

On Monday 26th May 2014 similarly 308 old patients had been given examined and provided with medications and 31 new tribal individuals were screened for sickle cell disease. In newly screened 3 patients were diagnosed as sufferers and 17 were diagnosed as carriers and 11individuals were diagnosed as normal i.e with out sickle cell disorder.

All the individuals were from different tribal parts of Nandurbar, Dhule, Jalgaon districts of Maharashtra and from the neighboring state viz. Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh mostly from low socio economic class. During this camp we distributed nutritional laddus to sickle cell patients. Also we have advised index patient to screen the entire family for sickle cell disorder.

1 eye check up camp
1 eye check up camp
Medical Check Up
Medical Check Up
Guidance for medicine
Guidance for medicine
Meal for the patients
Meal for the patients
2Sickle Cell Medical Check Up
2Sickle Cell Medical Check Up

Attachments:
Mar 4, 2014

MAM Sickle Cell Project Jan 2014 report

Dr.Kate Sir- Councelling patients
Dr.Kate Sir- Councelling patients

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal’s Sickle Cell Project

Sickle Cell Activities – January 2014-Report

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal (MAM) conducted free sickle cell health check up camp from 25th to 27th January 2014. During the Pune to Dhadgaon journey we had medical checkup and medicinal kit was given to our 7 old diagnosed sickle cell patients at Dhule, Maharashtra.

On Sunday 26 Jan. 2014 280 old diagnosed sickle cell patients were clinically examined and were given free medications. Also screening of new 99 tribal individuals was done among which 43 were diagnosed as carriers and 15 patients were identified as sufferers. Advice and counseling regarding the dietary and behavioral regime was given to both old and new patients. The carriers were provided with counseling, emphasis was given on pre/ post marital guidance.  The 41 individuals were diagnosed as without sickle cell disease were also guided for this socio-medical problem. 

On Monday 27 Jan. 2014 the work started with the memory prayer of our mentor late Dr. Dharyasheel Shirole (Senior pediatrician of Pune) and Smt. Hausabai Kate. mother of Dr.S.L.Kate (Head Sickle Cell Dept.). On this occasion the sickle cell team prayed and started the work with the distribution of Nutritional food supplement and meal to sickle cell patients.

 On Monday 28th Jan. 2013 similarly 324 old patients had been given examined and provided with medications and 36 new tribal individuals were screened for sickle cell disease. In newly screened 11 patients were diagnosed as sufferers and 13 were diagnosed as carriers and 12 individuals were diagnosed as normal i.e. without sickle cell.

All the individuals were from different tribal parts of Nandurbar, Dhule district of Maharashtra and from the neighboring state viz. Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh mostly from low socio economic class.

Meals to sickle cell patients
Meals to sickle cell patients
Nutritional Laddu Distribution
Nutritional Laddu Distribution

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