A free check-up camp has been organized by the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital and Bastar District Administration under the “Niramaya Bastar” program to check congenital heart disease in children. 25 children were screened on the first day of camp. The children arrived from the inaccessible area of Darbha, Jagdalpur, Bakavand, Tokapal to the investigation camp with the help of RBSK team, ranging in age from 11 months to 18 years.
Cardiologist experts from Sri Sathya Sai Hospital conducted a health consultation through telemedicine. MLA Rekhachand Jain, Mayor Safina Sahu, CMHO Dr. Chaturvedi, Civil Surgeon Dr. Sanjay Prasad and DPM Akhilesh Sharma were present in this program.
Physicians said that congenital heart disease is a serious problem in children. In India, two million children are born every year with congenital heart disease, but most children die due to lack of timely treatment. For the quick diagnosis and treatment of this disease, this special program is being run through Shri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, Nava Raipur, and Bastar District Administration, “Niramaya Bastar”, for pregnant women and undernourished children. is.
Congenital heart disease means a hole in the heart or anatomical problem that exists since birth. There are several types of this problem – ranging from simple to quite complex.