World's Largest Free Medical Camp in Mumbai Bags a Position in Guinness Book of World Records

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MUMBAI, February 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

R.K. HIV AIDS Research and Care Centre, a Charitable Trust organized a

free medical check-up and treatment camp on Sunday, February 19, 2017, to provide healthcare support to the needy. The medical camp was organized in Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ground at Bandra
Kurla Complex.

More than 3 lakh people got benefited from this noble initiative. A team of 5000 doctors from 54 cities across India volunteered and provided free consultation and medicine. 

Speaking on these important initiatives, Dr. Dharmendra Kumar, Chairman of RK HIV AIDS Research and Care Center said, "We are on a mission to provide awareness and medical access to the needy. Through our trust, we provided insurance worth Rs. 2 lakh each to all the patients participating at the camp under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Surakhsha Yojana (PMJSY)."

Mr. Sanjay Vyas, Director of R.K. HIV AIDS Research and Care Centre Charitable Trust, commented, "Because of low income and poor health guidance and support, majority of people are suffering from a lot of problems like dental, malnutrition, obesity, asthma, various skin diseases, eyesight and bone illness due to deficiency of calcium, vitamins, etc. It is quite critical to address their medical and health issues."

Vyas also stated, "It was a proud moment for the entire team, volunteers, supporters and patients to bag an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records and Asian Guinness Book of Records 2017. I congratulate especially to Dr.Dharmendra Kumar for having a vision to serve to the mankind and our group companies will continue to support such noble initiative."

This Mega Medical camp was attended and blessed by Mr.Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs ( Independent Charge ) and Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India, along with Dr. Vijay Satbir Singh - Additional Chief Secretary (Public Health & Family Welfare), Government of Maharashtra; K P Bakshi - Additional Chief Secretary (Home); Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala - CEO, Wockhardt Foundation; Mr.Ganpat Kothari - Chairman, Kothari Textiles; Mr. R K Das - Director, SIDBI and Cyrus Poonawalla - MD, Cyrus Vaccine.

About R.K.HIV AIDS Research and Care Centre 

R.K.HIV AIDS Research and Care Centre is a charitable trust based in Mumbai. With their team of doctors, they have organized a number of camps for spreading awareness of hygiene and sanitation and health issues.

They have in a single day had 1.85 lakh patients attending and around 1.65 lakh were insured with INR 2 lakh on 2nd October 2016 in Gujarat on the occasion of 147th birthday celebration of Rashtrapita Mahatma Gandhi at J B Dharuka college Varachha, Surat.

They have imparted medical checks and treatment to more than 1.72 lakh patients in 'One Day Camp of Doctors' on 28th February 2016 at BSNL Ground Mumbai.

Media Contact: 

Vishal Singh [email protected] +91-9819819193 R.K. HIV AIDS Research and Care Centre



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