Pune: Armed Forces Medical College Expands its Healthcare Services to Rural Areas Through Community Outreach Program

AFMC screening in Kasurdi
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Pune, 29th March 2023: The Department of Community Medicine and Dept of Internal Medicine, Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune has launched a community outreach screening programme for multiple myeloma, cancers and lifestyle diseases in its Rural Health Training Centre, Kasurdi. Lt Gen Narendra Kotwal, Director & Commandant, inaugurated the initiative, which is part of the ongoing primary healthcare activities being conducted at Kasurdi.

Maj Gen D Vivekanand, Dean & Dy Commandant, AFMC and stakeholders of the panchayat, were also present at the inauguration.

Dept of Community Medicine, AFMC has been running the Rural Health Training Centre at village Kasurdi since two decades. The dignitaries were briefed on activities conducted by the Dept at Kasurdi such as entomological surveillance, provision of safe and potable water, school health, and Anganwadi services. Lt Gen Narendra Kotwal, SM, VSM also interacted with school children.

This initiative reflects AFMC’s continuing commitment to providing quality healthcare at the grassroots level to the rural community.

AFMC Kasurdi

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