Lions Club of Dar es Salaam Mzizima in collaboration with the TMJ hospital and Vital Supplies Limited organised a free health camp on 1st July - the first day of the Lionistic year 2012-2013. It was also the premier activity of the club. The camp was opened by the Kinondoni District Medical Officer Dr. Komba at TMJ hospital premises in Dar es Salaam. The opening was also attended by the press.
More than 250 plus children from age 0-12 years benefited from the medical camp, haemoglobin check and eye check up. Spectacles were also dispensed. Six doctors conducted the camp out of 3 were from the club - Ln Dr. Amar Swali, Ln. Dr. Alkesh Shah and Ln Dr. Sakina Khanbhai and also Doctors from TMJ hospital Dr. Hetal, Dr. Jackson and Dr. Ansila Mosha. We also had an optometrist to assist, daughter of Lion Murtaza Bodalbhai.
15 Members of the club were present and we had our region chairman’s Lion Salim Sulemanji of Region C and Lion Rizwan Qadri -Region D. Also Lion Jessie Mnguto of Lions club of Dar es Salaam Azania visited the camp. The camp started at 9:00am and ended at 2.00pm. by distributing biscuits, chocolates, juices and Water to all the children who were also entertained by Clowns and Music.
Our sincere thanks go to Dr. T. Jafferji and the CEO of T.M.J. Hospital Mrs. Chhaya, who were in forefront of organizing the camp and arranging Press conference and without her tireless support and service this camp would have not been possible. There were 15 plus members of the club in attendance from 8am to 3pm. Mzizima club contributed 1 Million shillings.
All the doctors and nurses were awarded with certificate of Appreciation.
Ln. Bhavin Sonigra