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Jun 4, 2013

MAM's Sickle Cell Project March & May 2013 report

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal (MAM) conducted free sickle cell health check up and diagnostic camp from 23rd to 25th March 2013. During the Pune to Dhadgaon journey we had medical checkup and medicinal kit was given to our 5 old diagnosed sickle cell patients from Dhule and Jalgaon districts at Shankar Mandir, Dhule, Maharashtra.

On Sunday 24th March 2013, 277 old diagnosed sickle cell patients were clinically examined and were given free medications. Also screening (Blood testing) of new 64 tribal individuals was done among which 28 were diagnosed as carriers and 19 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 17 individuals were diagnosed as normal (without sickle cell disease) were also guided for this socio-medical problem. 

On Monday 25th March 2013 the sickle cell team and patients had a meeting on the occasion of 7th
memory (2nd  March) of Dr.Dada Gujar Founder Secretary- Maharashtra Arogya Mandal. On this occasion distribution of Khichadi and Jalebi (Meal) was given to all present sickle cell patients and relatives.

On 25th March 2013 (Monday), 210 old patients had been examined and provided with medications and 38 new
tribal individuals were screened for sickle cell disease. In newly screened 5 patients were diagnosed as sufferers and 13 were diagnosed as carriers and 20 individuals were diagnosed as normal i.e. without sickle cell.

One individual from Agra (more than 500 km from the project area) came for screening of sickle cell.

MAM conducted free sickle cell health check up and diagnostic camp from 25th to 27th May 2013. During the Pune to Dhadgaon journey on 25th May 2013, we had medical checkup and medicinal kit was given to our 3 old
diagnosed Sickle cell patients from Dhule and Jalgaon districts at Shankar Mandir, Dhule, Maharashtra.

On Sunday 26th May 2013, 258 old diagnosed sickle cell patients were clinically examined and were given free medications. Also screening (Blood testing) of new 56 tribal individuals was done among which 14 were diagnosed as carriers and 23 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 19 individuals were diagnosed as normal (without sickle cell disease) were also guided for this socio-medical problem. 

Similarly on Monday 27th May 2013, 277 old patients had been given examined and provided with free medications and 59 new tribal individuals were screened for sickle cell disease. In newly screened individuals 14 patients were diagnosed as sufferers and 30 were diagnosed as carriers and 15 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. During both the  camps distribution of Nutritious food supplement (Paushtik Laddu) distribution was done to sickle cell patients.

Guidance regarding Medicines
Guidance regarding Medicines
Meal for sickle cell patients and relatives
Meal for sickle cell patients and relatives
Medical examination
Medical examination
Medical Check up
Medical Check up
Camp- May 2013
Camp- May 2013

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Mr Anil S. Gujar

Pune, Maharashtra India

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