As per WHO report, India ranks lowest in provision of quality healthcare to children in the world.
Poor hygiene, low literacy, poverty and inequality has compounded the problem & it has posed a huge challenge in providing adequate healthcare facilities to children in India.
School Health Check-up is an important preventive measure under Primary Health Care during which following purposes are served.
The above issues ultimately help in reducing morbidity & mortality in student groups as well as local community. In addition, regular, sustained school health examinations help to build a sound foundation for students future.
Bhaktivedanta Hospital conducts health check-up camps to offer quality healthcare & medical facilities to the Municipal School Children wherein disorders/diseases are identified at an early stage & children are offered with preventive & curative remedies in a holistic manner.
During the year 2017-18, 4955 children were screened for various health ailments.