January 19, 2018
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Department of Health providing free medical service to thousands of devotees at Bodh Gaya, Bihar. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/DIIR

BODH GAYA: The Department of Health of the Central Tibetan Administration is undertaking free medical services for thousands of pilgrims gathered for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teaching at Bodh Gaya, Bihar.

Speaking exclusively to Tibet.net, Dr Lodoe Phuntsok said, “The free medical camp has been serving people of different nationalities with different diseases. The most common ailments are asthma, common cold, blood pressure and diabetes and skin disease,”.

“We receive more than 150 patients on daily basis,” Kapsang, Department of Health

The health official said that although the camp was scheduled to open on 5 January, but was delayed due to unavoidable circumstances.

“Since the opening, we have been successfully running the medical camp with over hundreds patients including many Tibetans from Tibet and patients who visit for check up daily,” Kapsang said.

The medical camp being organised by Department of Health will be open till 25 January 2018.

The camp is being managed by seven health officials: Tenzin Sonam and Kapsang from Department of Health, Dr. Lodoe Phuntsok from Mainpat, two nurses, one pharmacist from Dekyiling Tibetan Settlement and a driver.

Health officials attending to patients at the Free Medical Camp, Bodh Gaya, Bihar. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/DIIR

Doctor Lodoe Phuntsok attending to patients at the Free Medical Camp, Bodh Gaya, Bihar. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/DIIR

Health officials Tenzin Sonam and Khapsang speaking to patients at the Free Camp. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/DIIR

Tibetan nurses at work at the Free Medical Camp. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/DIIR

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