With a focus on preventative care, BAPS Charities organized its annual Health Fair throughout North America as part of its global health and wellness initiatives.
On September 18, 2016, 60 physicians and health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in Toronto, Canada. Altogether, 450 attendees from the local community were able to take advantage of and benefit from various medical care and awareness offerings:
Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family practice (220); Ophthalmology/Optometry (210); Podiatry (210); Dentistry (220); Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy) (100), Health Eating Nutrition (200); Parent – Children Diets(210), Homeopathy (180); Yoga & Pranayam (160); Chiropractic Education (80); Alzheimer’s Health(125); Prostate Cancer (95); Diabetes (210); Geriatrics/Physician(120); Prescription Medication Consultation(160)
Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Blood pressure (300); Obesity (275); Diabetic/glucose screening (400); Dental exam(220); Eye exam (210); Bone density screening/DEXA (140), Audiometry- Hearing Screening (60), Body Composition Monitor (290)
I am honoured to be here to support for this wonderful event that you put together for the community. I believe in this important event that you continue to do every year. Thank you so much for you for doing it and I extend my sincere thanks to all the volunteers that are here. Our community needs this type of event.
– Councillor Vincent Crisanti – Ward 1 Etobicoke North
BAPS Charities is doing a wonderful job, not only in Toronto but across Canada and throughout the world. We have been participating in this BAPS Charities Health Fair for the past many years, giving awareness of yoga and good health to the community. This BAPS Charities Health Fair is a wonderful project supporting the community – it will make people happy peaceful and enjoy life.
– Dr. Gagan Bhalla, Patanjali Yog Peeth