In view of the escalating epidemic, the Medical Tsunami - ChikunGunya, a Free Homoeopathic Medical Camp was organized by Umar Alisha Rural Development Trust, Pithapuram, (Regd No: 19/ 2000), at A.W.H.O Colony, Ved Vihar, Subashnagar, Secunderabad
on Sunday, 2/7/06 from 8am to 5pm. In this camp the team of doctors Dr. Ananda Kumar Pingali, M.D., Visakhapatnam & Dr G. Chandra Sekhara Rao, M.D, Hyderabad, Dr B. Ravi Kumar, M.D, Hyderabad have participated and rendered their services. In this camp
148 of ChikunGunya fever cases have been treated and 1792 people were given prophylactic medicines for ChikunGunya Fever. Total of 1940 people have benefited from this camp. The frequently indicated remedies for the treatment of fevers were Eupatorium Perf, Rhus Tox, Bryonia, Ars Alb, and Gelsemium. There was a very good response from the public for preventive medicine. The advantage of using homoeopathic medicines for therapeutic and prophylactic purpose was emphasized. Since this disease is transmitted by the mosquito Aedes Egypti, the people were educated regarding the vector control measures. Smt Rajeswari, Smt Padmaja & Smt Anita Sinha and other members of the trust have volunteered and rendered their services.