"Despite of inclement weather condition this camp received very good response from serving personnel and their families, who braved through incessant rains to get themselves screened," the BSF said in a statement.
The screening camp was preceded by a lecture on the topic which focused on to create awareness among audience about early diagnosis of these killer diseases.
The lecture highlighted that diagnosis can be achieved by screening of target population.
As many as 187 persons were screened in this camp.
Pharmaceutical company Zydus ( Cadilla ) Pharma has helped the forces in organising this camp as a part of their corporate social responsibility.
Earlier on Aug 13, Composite Hospital BSF Kolkata provided free treatments to three children from border area villages of South Bengal Frontier suffering from cleft lip.
--IBNS (Posted on 20-08-2013)