Women health screening camp held at Ibrahimpatnam in collaboration with Vikas Tharangini on 3rd May 2018

Camp: Screening for women health

Place: Ibrahimpatnam 5 6 &7th ward

Organized by,: JIMSHMC.

Collaboration: Vikas Tharangini

Date: 03/05/2018     9am to 4pm

Total Number of Beneficiaries: 167.

Number of colposcopy examinations: 57

 

Participants:

Staff Students Support staff
1.      Dr Sudhamathi 15 Students of C Batch of III BHMS were selected. Mr S. Naidu, Krishna Chaithanya, 4 from maintenance department.
2.      Dr Kalyani
3.      Dr Sridevi
4.      Dr Rajalaxmi
5.      Dr Akshatha
6.      Dr Shakthi
7.      Dr Dharini

 

The camp was organized by department of Community Medicine, JIMS HMC in collaboration with Vikas Tharangini of JIVA.

We reached the venue, at 9am. The venue was an Anganwadi school with two big rooms and shaded area full of trees. Room for screening was prepared for colposcopic examination.  We established registration and dispensing outside the rooms. Consultation and colposcopy were organized inside the room.

Students were divided into groups of 2 for registration, 2 for dispensing, 6 for screening, 2 for patient movement on rotation basis. Girl students took turn to see the colonoscopy being done.

By afternoon, there were 150 registrations done. We have identified 23 Gyneac cases for active follow up.

Camp data analysis:

Fig 1- Age group of all visitors:

Fig 2- Age group of women who underwent colposcopy:

Fig 3- Number of complaints*:

Fig 4- Number of women complaints treated:

Fig 5- Colposcopic examination findings:

*Many women found to be asymptomatic but with positive findings

Fig 6- Number of remedies and frequency of prescription:

Lessons learnt from this camp:

  • Organizing a camp in a resource lack setting
  • Screening of large number of patients and presenting to physician
  • Behavioural requirements in a rural setting
  • Colposcopy and comparing healthy and unhealthy cervix and breast examination.
  • Experiencing community service

 

 Dr Sudhamathi. S.M.

Associate Professor

Department of Community Medicine

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