The YWCA of Goa and in collaboration with health cell of IQAC Carmel College, Nuvem and Board of Extra Mural Studies and Extension Services, Goa University organized a medical camp on Sunday, 26th March 2017 at Carmel College, Nuvem. The camp drew 3 generations of women who empowered themselves by getting tested for a series of medical tests, all free of charge. Daughters, Mothers and Grandmothers underwent Weight, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, ENT check up, Eye test, PAP smear & Breast examination. There was also a women centric session on nutrition conducted for all present. By bringing their mothers to the camp, the young women not only helped to tackle any future illnesses but it also brought a sense of accountability and responsibility towards their elders. A total of 78 women were present for the medical camp.
This camp was conducted by an all women team of doctors and nurses. In all 7 doctors and 9 nurses attended to the patients. This was in keeping with celebrating Women’s day in the month of March and highlighting Women’s empowerment.