Nearly eighty percent city based scribes have shown satisfactory outcome when they were exposed to a general health check-up on Monday (8 February 2016) at Guwahati Press Club. Over eighty journalists participated in the daylong health check-up camp, organized by the city based ‘down town hospital Limited’ at the press club premises. Except few participants, who were diagnosed high sugar and high blood pressure with heart related disorders, most of them passed all the tests successfully. A number of practicing physicians namely Dr Sumitav Baruah (medicine), Dr Abhijit Deb (orthopaedics), Dr Dhrubajyoti Datta (ENT), Dr Esther D Liani (gynaecology), Dr Dipanwita Mahanta (cardiology), Dr Rupam Das (diabetology), Dr Luna Dutta Baruah (specialist on food, nutrition & diatetics), Dr Kuldeep Deka (physiotherapist) etc checked the physical status of the scribes and advised accordingly after various tests including ECG, lipid profile, random blood sugar, blood-pressure, neuropathy test, weight, height etc.
Dr N.N Dutta, chairman & managing director of the pioneering private hospital in northeast India also attended the camp, where necessary supports were extended by Banidor A Twangkhiew, Baswongnia Kharmuwai, Ibanylla Wawlang, Banbetlin Kurbaw, Ibanrilang Lyting, Mousumi Handique, Rupali Rajput, Gracelalrin Mawit, Agnes Zomuankimi, Karabi Baruah, Priyanka Borah, Ramngaihzuali etc Ramen Boro and Bulbul Saikia.
The camp was also supported by Nikhilesh Sharma (business development manager), Sajal Sinha (marketing manager), Jiaul Hussain (assistant business manager), Geetashree Barman (public relation), Lydia Gangmei, Vethi Pralu, Dharitri Rabha, Jimi Moni Hazarika, Rumi Kujur, Arindam Bhattacharya,Rakibur R Hazarika, Siddhartha Sankar Bodh, Mrinaljyoti Sarma and Koushik Banerjee.