Health Fair 2011 in Toronto, Canada

Health Fair 2011 in Toronto, Canada

BAPS Charities aims to serve individuals, families and communities in need by providing high quality, low cost health care.

Annual health fairs are at the core of BAPS Charities’ medical services. Physicians and technicians regularly volunteer their expertise to provide medical care and advice to the increasing number of people who lack access to quality health care.

In 2010, BAPS Charities Health Fairs were organized at 41 centers benefitting 12,430 participants with the help of 2,548 volunteer health care professionals.

 

Center

Toronto

Date

May 1, 2011

Number of Participants

350

Number of Physician volunteers

10

Number of Allied Health Professionals

30

 

Services Provided

Specialty

Number of patients seen 

Internal Medicine/Family practice

120

Pediatrics

50

Ophthalmology/Optometry

20

Dentistry

250

Physical Therapy

200

Nutrition/Dietician

150

Rheumatologist

20

 

Screening and Diagnostic Tests

Number of tests

Blood pressure 

200

Obesity / BMI

150

Diabetic/glucose screening

200

Dental exam

250

Chiropractic – Lumbar Health

150

Yoga / Pranayam

200

Physiotherapy

200

 

Free Equipment distributed

Glucometers. Educational booklet on diabetes, Heart Disease, Healthy Diet and Exercise

 

Opinions

I am delighted to participate in this great event where so many health care professionals came together to educate the community about healthy lifestyles. –Dr. Lynn Tomkins, President of the Ontario Dental Association

I am happy to see BAPS Charities volunteers serving the community over the years. –Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism

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