Keeping in mind the adage ‘Prevention is better than cure’ The Achievers School, Nagpur, had recently organised its Annual Health & fitness Check-up Camp for students. Dr. Chandrakant Puppalwar, General Physician, KRIMS Hospital, Manish Nagar guided the students about their general health issues. Dentists Dr. Akshada Wagh and Dr. Anushree Potey, from Maxcare Dental and Orthopaedic Hospital, Manish Nagar, Nagpur, with their assistants Miss Nirmala Soni and Papita Meshram sensitised the kids on their oral hygiene and dental care.
They demonstrated the correct brushing method to the kids. Dr. Ruchi Chandorkar, ophthalmologist, from Ambika Eye Clinic, guided the students on proper eye care, with special mention of the use, or rather the misuse, of the mobile and the television. Other fitness tests were conducted in school by the school staff and physical education coaches. Ashwini Bhawtankar, the school counsellor, was in charge of the Health & fitness check-up camp this year.
The camp was organized under the able guidance of Dr. Priyadarshini Deoghare, Director- Academics and Principal of the School. Mrs. Sapna Katiyar, Director emphasized the importance of prevention and early diagnosis of any health problems and of the continuous monitoring of one’s health and fitness. She lauded the efforts of the staff to make the camp a success.
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