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Health Fair 2010 in Philadelphia, PA

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 2009, BAPS Charities Health Fairs were organized at 27 centers where 1718 health care professionals gave services to 9422 patients.

To help individuals lead a healthier life, BAPS Charities is proud to offer these services in 2010 at communitie nationwide.



Philadelphia, PA
April 18, 2010 
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
No. of Participants
No. of Doctors
No. of Allied Health Professionals
List of Services provided

A) Primary care counseling
• Internal Medicine (65)

B) Consultation services
• Cardiologist (55)
• Podiatrist (45)
• Nutritionist (30)
•Nephrologist (20)
• Pulmonologist (25)
• Ophthalmologist (50)

C) Blood tests
• CBC (191)
• Lipid panel (191)
• Liver function tests (191)

D) Screening / checkups
• Blood pressure screening (191)
• Obesity (BMI) screening (191)
• Diabetes screening (CBG)* (191)
• Eye checkup (95) 

Free Equipments / Educational material distributed Educational booklets and pamphlets:
• Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Senior Resource Guides
• American Red Cross blood donor education
• American Cancer Society cancer prevention and screening guidelines
• NCOA Straight Talk for Seniors on Health Reform
• Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet.