Smile Foundation organised a health camp on eye and dental care at Fagwara in Punjab on May 19, 2010 in association with Dr. S Rajan (MBBS, MS), the eye specialist and the Dental specialists – Dr. Harjinder Singh (BDS) and Dr. Sukhbir Kaur from the city.
The camp stationed at the Saffron Public School in the city was instrumental in inspecting the eyes and teeth of around eleven hundred (1100) students of the school and the staff members. Doctors and other medical experts present at the camp provided useful tips to the children on oral hygiene and eye care.
The students of the school were also shown some short films on the dreams and aspirations of the children from the underprivileged section of the society in India. The students from various age groups in the school got sensitised on the plight of the less privileged children and were eager to know more about the children from the underprivileged section.
Apart from the team of the health camp, executives from Smile Foundation, the staff members of the school also actively participated in conducting the health camp smoothly. The Principal of the Saffron Public School Ms Sandeepa Sood attended the camp as chief guest. Various Hindi and Punjabi newspapers and local electronic media covered the event and reports were published on the subsequent day.