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 November 23, 2014, 32 physicians and health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in New York, NY. Altogether, 190 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 (45), Cardiology (37), Gastroenterology (27), Orthopedics (31), Nephrology (42), Urology (29), Ophthalmology (38), Dermatology (48), Podiatry (31), Dentistry (72), Psychiatry (19), Physical Therapy (59), Nutrition/Dietician (53), Chiropractor (33).
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC (165), Basic metabolic panel (165), Lipid panel (165), PSA (165), Thyroid function test (165), Liver function test (165), Hemoglobin A1C (165), Rheumatoid Arthritis (165), AB Screen (165).
Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Blood pressure (190), Bone Density Screening (25), Eye Exam (70), Dental Exam (90).