IIT Bhubaneswar Organises Preventive Health Check-Up Camp


Bhubaneswar: In an endeavour of IIT Bhubaneswar’s commitment to offer comprehensive medical care and wellbeing of its students, staff including faculty, officers, non-teaching members and their dependants, a Preventive Health Check-Up Camp was organised by the Medical Unit of Institute in collaboration with AMRI Hospital, Bhubaneswar at the Community Centre located in its campus.

Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar appreciated the initiative by the Medical Unit of IIT Bhubaneswar headed by Dr M A Khan, and AMRI Hospital for this collaborative initiation.

Speaking on the occasion, he stressed that the students, faculty, officers and staff members including their dependants owing to their busy working schedules and paucity of time for personal commitments, often neglect their health and said that taking the same into consideration, IIT Bhubaneswar organised the medical camp in the best interest of the staff. He also said that the Institute believes that this programme includes a timely preventive health check-up and it can help to minimize health risks and contribute towards the creation of a healthy society.

A series of tests viz. Random Blood Sugar, ECG and BMD(Bone Mineral Density), ECG and Eye Check-Up were undertaken between 9 am-2 pm. The Students, faculty, officers, staffs and their dependants were checked by a team of Medicine Specialist, Gynaecologist, Paediatrician and Orthopaedician from AMRI hospital. The camp witnessed active participation from a total of 250 students, faculty, officers and staff members including their dependants.

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