4 – Day Wellness Camp, Mumbai: 101 Years of Health Service
A 4-Day Men-Tsee-Khang wellness camp was jointly organized by Men-Tsee-Khang and K.J. Somaiya Ayurvihar at K.J. Somaiya Hospital & Research Center at Sion, Mumbai from 23–26 November, 2017. The team from Men-Tsee-Khang Dharamsala was led by Dr. Tenzin Thaye, Visiting Physician to H.H. the Dalai Lama; Dr. Passang Wangdu, lecturer and Tibetan Astro-Science Practitioner Mrs. Sonam Palmo, Vice Principal of Men-Tsee-Khang College; Mrs. Tenzin Kalden, Products Promotion Panel Department; Mr. Tenzin Desel, Body, Mind and Life Department; and Mrs. Sonam Yangdon, P.A to Director. Dr. Kelsang Dolma, Chief Resident Doctor and the staff from Navi Mumbai clinic also assisted in carrying out the programme.
The services in the camp offered counseling on dietary and lifestyle, treatment based on Tibetan medicine and oral-astro consultations. A separate stall was set up for Men-Tsee-Khang products and books by and about His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
A total of 221 patients were provided health consultations according to Tibetan traditional medicine (Sowa-Rigpa) and 20 people received oral-astro consultations. In support of such initiatives by Men-Tsee-Khang, 7 people subscribed for FOM (Friends of Men-Tsee-Khang) membership.