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Health Fair 2009 in Chicago, IL

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. 



Chicago, IL
April 26, 2009
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
No. of Participants
No. of Doctors & Paramedics
90 physicians
List of Services provided

The health fair participants received the following medical screening services

  1. Blood test (345)
  2. Eye test (150)
  3. Blood pressure (375)
  4. Cholesterol test/Stat Test (30)
  5. Heart test (200)
  6. Dexa Scan (200)
  7. Diabetic Clinics (200)
  8. Women Wellness Clinic (200)
  9. EKG (325)
Educational Activity
  • Continuous Medical Education (CME) lecture for all physicians.
  • Teddy bear clinic which taught children about safety, first aid, fire prevention, poison control and precautions they should take to prevent accidents from occurring.
Free Equipments distributed
Glucose meters, Educational booklets on heart diseases, diabetes were distributed.

I always had a fear of the emergency room. The Teddy Bear clinic put these fears to rest through the different activities we did today. – Akshar Patel, age 12

I was quite impressed with BAPS Charities and its numerous humanitarian services offered worldwide; hence I decided to partake in this health fair. – Dr. Kosha Doshi, Primary Care

I am thankful to BAPS Charities for organizing this philanthropic event as it has had a positive effect on hundreds. I am also thankful to have been given the opportunity to give back to the community by serving in this health fair. – Dr. Sonal Patel, Primary Care