Health Fair 2011 in Washington DC

Health Fair 2011 in Washington DC

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

Washington DC

Date

May 15, 2011

Number of Participants

861

Number of Physician volunteers

47

Number of Allied Health Professionals

102

 

Services Provided

Specialty

Number of patients seen 

Internal Medicine/Family practice

450

Pediatrics

30

Cardiology

80

Gastroenterology

10

Allergist

56

Orthopedics

52

General Surgery

27

Neurology

3

Dermatology

1

ENT

12

Dentistry

180

Physical Therapy

120

Nutrition/Dietician

41

Pharmacist consultation

25

Yoga / Ayurveda

125

Accupuncture

90

 

Labs

Number of tests 

CBC

641

Basic metabolic panel

641

Lipid panel

641

PSA

195

Thyroid function test

641

Liver function test

641

 

Screening and Diagnostic Tests

Number of tests

Blood pressure 

861

Obesity

861

Diabetic/glucose screening

125

Dental exam

180

Eye exam

273

Glaucoma screening

130

Bone density screening/DEXA

120

EKG

400

Other: Self Breast exam

125

Other: Spirometry

45

 

Opinions

 

I commend the tremendous efforts of all the volunteers. –Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, Secretary of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

 

I am impressed by the commitment of BAPS Charities to improve the lives of local residents in Prince Georges County as well as people around the world through such services to mankind. –Dr. Donald Shell, Prince Georges County Health Officer

 

The the level of organization of the medical facilities provided at BAPS Charities Health Fair in Beltsville is impressive. –Ms. Bonnie Phillips, President and CEO of St. Agnes Healthcare

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