Physicians from north Guwahati based Narayana Super-Specialty Hospital will conduct the next ‘Evening with a Doctor’ program at Guwahati Press Club (GPC) on 24 September 2016. The evening OPD on 17 September has been canceled due to Viswakarma Puja celebrations at the press club premises.
Meanwhile, the last evening OPD for media persons was conducted by Dr Rajib Das (Cardiology) and Dr Bikash Rai Das (Heart Surgeon) from GNRC Group of hospitals. Baring few, most of the city based scribes and their close relatives had shown satisfactory heart conditions when they went through preliminary health parameters including the electrocardiogram tests.
The physicians were assisted by health workers namely Sister Iva, Guna Kataky and Mamoni Goswami from the prestigious healthcare institute of northeast India. Mrinal Ali Hazarika, public relation officer of GNRC Hospitals was also present in the evening outpatient department program, where they were offered free medical consultations.
The first program of the weekly evening clinic series at GPC premises was launched on 20 August, where Dr Kashyap Kr Das (Medicine, Dispur Hospitals) provided necessary consultations on healthcare issues to the member-journalists. The participants, including some senior journalists, took the opportunity to get their blood pressure & sugar checked by the health workers.
Mentionable is that Assam’s well known Dispur Hospitals Pvt Ltd under the leadership of Dr Jayanta Bardoloi took the initiative to raise a doctor’s chamber on the GPC campus, which was inaugurated by young citizens namely Dhiman, Kristi, Shantanava, Arya, Shambhavi, Nistha and Arunava on the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day.
The second program was graced by two physicians from Down Town Hospital namely Dr Swapnaav Barthakur (Medicine) & Dr Ruma Dutta (O& G) and the third one was attended by Dr Nitin Gupta (Urology), Dr Juri Talukdar (General Practitioner) and Dr Debanga Borah (Cardiology) from Wintrobe Hospital.
The forthcoming GPC healthcare programs will be attended by the physicians from Swagat Hospital, Apollo Chennai Hospital, Nemcare Hospital etc. Though the initiative was formulated primarily for the benefit of GPC members, said it’s secretary Nava Thakuria, anyone related to the journalism and based in other parts of the region is also encouraged to take advantage of the evening OPDs.