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Media OPD clinic concludes at Guwahati Press Club

Guwahati: Assam’s premier health care institute, Barthakur Clinic organized a media OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club on 1 June 2019, where practicing physician Dr Jury Das was available for free consultations to the participants. Nurse Lucy Songbai from the city based hospital helped over 30 scribes to get their blood pressure checked in the camp.

Next media OPD clinic for the benefit of working journalists along with their families will be conducted by a newly launched super specialty healthcare institute Excelcare Hospitals on 8 June at the press club premises.

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