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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
24-August-2012 16:31 IST
Military Hospital, Kamptee Celebrated Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) Day on 24 August 2012

Military Hospital Kamptee celebrated Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) Day on 24 Aug 2012. Mrs Helan Menon, President AWWA Kamptee Station took the stock of numerous health and welfare activities and addressed the gathering on this occasion.

During the program various activities were conducted such as estimation of Hemoglobin for the detection Anemia among the families, Detection of Hepatitis B & C for the screening of viral Hepatitis, Breath free Asthma Clinic, Pulmonary Function Tests and Asthma counseling for patients suffering from Bronchitis Asthma, Bone Mass Density testing for Ladies above40 years for the diagnosing of Osteopernia & Osteoporosis, HbA1C screening for Chronic Diabetes patient for getting the sugar profile of previous 4 months thus help in the treatment of Diabetes and Neuropathy Screening of diabetic & various after neuropathies by carrying out Nerve conduction studies. Approximately 450 ladies including families of Military Station Kamptee participated on the occasion.

Apart from the above health activities, a lecture on ‘Healthy ways of cooking’ was conducted during the occasion. The function was organized by Col VN Dhanorkar, Commanding Officer & other Officers of MH Kamptee.

AWWA, was established to take care of the wellbeing of the families of Army personnel. AWWA day is celebrated on 24 August all over the Nation.

Wing Commander Mahesh Upasani
Public Relations Officer