Medical Assistance

Free Medical Camps:

Medical Assistance to the poor and needy people of the society is one of the important activities of the Active Heart Foundation.  Free medical camps are set up with a sacred aim to bring awareness amongst the deprived population of the country who have no access to basic healthcare services or knowledge about the diseases they are suffering from.

Free Medical Camp for Urban People:

A free Medical Camp for General Checkup, Heart, Ear, Nose and Throat was held on  8.04.2018 at Dr.Mathvan’s Multispeciality Clinic, PudurVandipathai Road, Reserve Line, Madurai

Specialist Doctors Attended:

Dr. A. Mathavan, MNAMS, DNB (CARD), FRCP (London), FRCP (Glasgow), FCSI, FSCAI, FACC, FESC.

Director, Cardiology and Cath Lab, Velammal Speciality Hospital, Madurai

Dr.A.L. Kannappan, M.B.B.SM.S (ENT)

Ear, Nose,Throat Surgeon

General Physicians Attended

Dr. B. Selvkumar,M.B.B.S.

Dr. M. Stephen Dhanapal, M.B.B.S.

The medical camp activities include Recording Age, Height and Weight, Blood Sugar Level Screening, Blood Pressure Assessment, General OPDs, Ear, Nose, Throat, Sinus and Allergy examination, and screening by Cardiologist. The Cardiologist not only examined them for all heart related ailments but also gave many useful tips for healthy life style. Total number of beneficiaries were 106; out of which 15 were senior citizens. The following number of patients were identified and advised for further checkup, consultations and tests.

Heart related ailments:         19

Sinus and allergy:                   06

Blood Sugar:                           27

Deafness:                                03

Note: A considerable number of patients took appointments for all medical and clinical services. Total checkups do not represent total number of patients.

Social Impacts

The effect of this activity on the social fabric of the community and well-being of the individuals and families is irrefutably very high. Beneficiaries of this free medical camp were not merely limited to the area where the venue is located. People from adjoining areas such as Kurinji Nagar, Iyer Bungalow, Athikulam, Narayanapuram etc. were also benefited from this free Medical camp event.     

Free Medical Camp for Rural Public

On 10.06.2018 a free Medical Camp for the rural people of Thuvariman village was held which included general Checkup, Heart, Ear, Nose and Throat examinations.

Doctors Attended:

Specialist Doctors

Dr. A. Mathavan, MNAMS, DNB (CARD), FRCP (London), FRCP (Glasgow), FCSI, FSCAI, FACC, FESC.

Director, Cardiology and Cath Lab, Velammal Speciality Hospital, Madurai

Dr. A.L. Kannappan, M.B.B.S. M. S (ENT)

Ear, Nose, Throat surgeon

General Physicians

Dr. B. Selvkumar, M.B.B.S. and Dr. (Mrs.) R. Mallika, M.B.B.S.

Total number of beneficiaries were 103.The following number of patients were identified and advised for further checkup, consultations and tests.

Heart related ailments:         23

Sinus and allergy:                   09

Blood Sugar:                           31

Deafness:                                06

General and Diabetic Camp

At Dr.Mathvan’s Multispeciality Clinic, Madurai a Free Medical Camp for General Checkup and diabetic diagnosis was held on April 28th,2019.

Diabetes examination was done by Diabetologist Dr. Naveen. Those with elevated sugars were examined with care and medicines were prescribed. Suggestions for the prevention were given for the needy. Out of 35 visitors 12 were identified as diabetics.

Free Medical Camp for Retired Police Personnel

For the benefit of the retired police personnela free medical camp for general checkup, heart, Ear, Nose and Throat and Diabetes was organised on 26.08.2019 at Mariamman Temple Community Hall, Reserve Line, Madurai District. Total number of beneficiaries were 130.

The following number of patients were identified and advised for further checkup, consultations and tests.

Sinus and allergy:                  14

Blood Sugar:                           41

Deafness:                                09

Heart related ailments:        24