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Health Check up and Medical Camp for families of Miners .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Health Check up and Medical Camp for families of Miners
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  • Submitted by: Climate Leaders India Network (CLeaIN)
  • Topic: Mining
  • Keywords: Children and Youth, Climate change, leadership
  • Location: Kolar, Karnataka, India
  • Date of completion: 2012-06-13
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Documents
Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Free distribution of medicines for diagnosed diseases/ problems 2012
Free Health Check up for over 200 families related to mining in Kolar area 2012
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $1,000
In-kind contribution Medicines and health checkup equipment from SDUMC
Staff / Technical expertise Students of SDUMC and Coordinators of Climate Leaders India Network
Description
Partner(s)
Climate Leaders India Network, Sri Devraj Urs University, Sri Devraj Urs Medical College (Kolar, India), Road to Rio+20
Description/achievement of initiative
200 families of coal miners would be checked and diagnosed for the chronic diseases and health issues caused by mining.
Implementation methodologies
The students of Sri Devaraj Urs medical college are going to organize a day long Free Medical camp in the village Champion reef, kolar gold fields (KGF) on 13 th June 2012 from 10am onwards and medicines would be distributed to the needy for free.

Specialist consultants from the departments like medicine , surgery, gyarnocology, surgery paediatrics etc will be screening the patients wine the help of around 100 final year Students of the college.

The camp is aimed at helping the villagers ofChampion reef which is inhabited by the previously coal miner families who are suspected to be suffering from various endemic diseases due to the previous mining activity In the area.

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