Free Medical Camp at Jangthang, Leh Ladakh
Men-Tsee-Khang Culture Centre Leh, Ladakh organized a free medical camp at Jangthang from 18 to 27 October, 2017.
The team was led by Dr. Sonam Dekyi, Chief Resident Doctor, assisted by Dispenser cum Accountant Mr. Jinpa Dorjee and Driver Mr. Ngawang Dorjee. The team toured remote areas of Samedh, Chumur, Kagshung, Goyul, Sumdho, Hanley, Makyu, Rongo, Nyoma and Kairi. Dr. Sonam Dekyi provided health consultations to 413 patients. Besides health consultations, she also gave advice on healthy diet and lifestyle.
The team distributed free medicines for a month amounting to Rs. 144,672.85 during the 10-days medical camp. Men-Tsee-Khang has been conducting medical camp in Jangthang areas throughout the year in order to provide accessible health care to the people in the remote areas.