CEC Feroz Khan inaugurates total knee and hip replacement surgery camp by BHC&RC, Health Department Kargil
KARGIL, AUGUST 24, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today inaugurated 5 day total knee and hip replacement surgery camp organized by Baqirya Health Care and Research Center (BHC&RC) Kargil in collaboration with Department of Health, LAHDC, Kargil which will start from 24th August to 28th August, 2021.
Executive Councilor for Health Mohsin Ali, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kargil Tsering Motup, Chairman Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) Kargil Sheikh Muhammad Sadiq Rajaee, volunteers of IKMT, senior citizens besides other concerned officers were present during the inaugural ceremony.
The 5 day camp will be held under the supervision of Operating Faculty, Dr Atique Vasudev, Director Knee Division Medanta, the Medicity Gurugram, Haryana.
Speaking on the occasion, CEC Feroz Ahmad Khan extended his in-depth gratitude to the volunteers of BHC&RC Kargil and appreciated the impressive philanthropic works being carried out by the organization in providing particular health related services at the door steps of the people especially for the marginalized sections of the society. He said that the humanitarian services they are extending are beyond doubt incredible and urged the organization to hold such more camps in future for the benefit of the needy patients.
CEC Khan also said that LAHDC Kargil is fully committed to provide health related services to the people of the district, and stated that necessary financial help will be provided to the patients coming from marginalized section of the society in case of costly treatments, adding he said that free lodging provisions have been kept at Kargil House Srinagar for the patients visiting Srinagar city for medical checkups.
Executive Councilor for Health Mohsin Ali hailed the social services being carried out by BHC&RC since its inception and said that their voluntary work in notable. He further said that development of any society is a collaborative effort which is evident from such camps.
Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve expressed gratitude to the volunteers of BHC&RC for successfully executing such resourceful camps to provide health related serviced for the people of Kargil. He requested the organizers to hold such camps for other health related issues as well.
Meanwhile, highlighting the activities of BHC&RC in the past, Vice President Dr Oliyat Ali said that the first ever knee and hip replacement surgery camp was held in Kargil in 2019, where around 23 successful knee replacement surgeries were conducted, along with 1 successful hip replacement surgery. He also said that this year, around 50 patients have registered for knee replacement and 4 patients for hip replacement surgeries.
Dr Oliyat also thanked Director Knee Division Medanta the Medicity Gurugram Haryana Dr Atique Vaudev for his continued voluntary services for the people of Kargil.