2nd Health Camp for persons with Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Parents Society ( DSPS) - Delhi Chapter Of Down Syndrome Federation Of India organized their 2nd Health Camp for persons with Down Syndrome on the 12th of January 2020 in association with Madhukar's Rainbow Children's Hospital Malivya Nagar Delhi . More than 70 parents registered their loved one with Down syndrome for the camp out of which more than 60 turned up making the camp a huge success.
The chief Guest for this event was Dr Praveen Khilnani - Medical Director of Rainbow Children's Hospital and also President of IAP south Delhi . He was very appreciative about DSFI & DSPS for organizing the Health Camp. He has promised us that they will definitely team up with us for many such events in future !!
Mr N Ramachandran, President Asia Pacific Down Syndrome Federation specially came from Chennai to support and bless the event.
The team of super specialists doctors of Madhukar's Rainbow Children's Hospital consisting of some of the best Pediatricians, Endocrinologists, Neurologist, Dentists , Orthopedics, Want's and Clinical Psychologist participated in this camp . All the doctors provided the parents and persons with Down syndrome sufficient time to intervene and examine everyone. They gave a patient hearing to all the queries Parents had and guided them very well.
How can we miss out on the volunteers at the camp who were there to assist anyone who needed it – parents, medical staff, support staff or persons with Down syndrome. Their cheerful smiles, patient behavior and willingness to go out of their way to assist and support was appreciated by all present.
The event was a huge success with the Parents satisfied with the best of interventions and guidance for their kids. Everyone was excited and happy to meet their extended family. Of course for the younger parents, interacting with senior parents was an added advantage.
A big thanks is due to the team of Madhukar's Rainbow Children's Hospital who was very cooperative and helpful . We look forward to many more such camps in the future with more parents participating in it.
A few pictures that captured the moment is given here.