Free Health Clinic by MOCAAPI in Neptune

Jul 26, 2009

MOCAAPI conducted its First of a series of Free Health screening camps today. This was during the annual picnic of the Monmouth County Gujarati Association at the Shark River Park in Neptune. Out of approximately 200 persons who attended this picnic more than 80 patients were screened and were educated about their health status.

The camp was organized by Dr. Akshay Patel who is the Chair of the Charitable committee. It was very well supported by several member physicians who volunteered their time to help their fellow beings. The camp was attended by Drs. Jayesh Parikh, Dhiren Shah, Tarun Shah, Manoj Patel, Mukesh Shah, Hitesh Patel, Vanita Patel, Nilesh Patel, Samir Jain, Hiten Lakhani and Tina Panchal. It started promptly at 9:30 AM and was concluded at 1 PM.

The participants were screened for Diabetes, Hypertension and high choleserol, the three leading causes of cardio-vascular diseases. They had a dental screening oral exam by Dr. Tina Panchal. Dr. Hiten Lakhani provided the Eye screening exams. In addition, general medical counselling and education was provided. Dr. Vanita Patel was available for Ob/Gyn counselling to women.

Our next camp is on Sunday, August 2nd in Ocean county and if any member wants to help out they should contact Dr. Akshay Patel at

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