Sewa Canada Medical Van
Sewa Canada International sponsored Mobile Medical Van unit was launched on 27th February 2014 in Karnprayag at Chamoli district. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Purohit is in charge of the project. On an average he visits 20 village’s everyday and treat peoples in rural areas. Almost 100 villages of six blocks are covered by the medical van. The blocks covered are: Pokhari, Ghat, Narayan Bagad, Tharali, Devaal, Karn Prayag and Gair Sain. A day wise weekly time schedule is fixed of van to visit villages. At some villages, peoples walk 7-8 kms to reach medical camp. A very nominal fee Rs.10/- per patient is charged to them. Medicine is given them free of cost. Dr. Purohit is a very dedicated and hard worker. The van covers most far villages too. Sometimes it is not possible to return the same day due to distance and road conditions. The doctor didn’t take a single leave till now since starting of the project. Needs of female doctors is demanded by villagers.