Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region conducted a medical camp at SOS Children’s village, Bahu Fort in Middle School, Bahu Fort on 25th Oct.,2019 to supplement health care facilities at the door step, with the aim to reach out and deliver basic medical care to the children of 4 to 13 age group and women of the community wherein, a team of doctors including Dr. Shelly Mahajan, Sr. Anesthetics assisted by Smt. Kanchan Devi, Sup. Phsurarmacist, Sh. Joginder Kumar and Sh. Kuldeep Bhat provided their services for this noble cause. The camp included free medical consultation, nutrition advice, BP measurement, Eye Check-up etc. Apart from this, free medicines were also distributed.

Financial Assistance to poor needy 

To help the sick and suffering people of the society, to the maximum in saving their precious lives, the Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region is providing financial assistance to those poor patients who are suffering from different ailments specially like Cancer/ Kidney patients in their medical treatment for their Livelihood and Educational support on case to case basis as one of the main Philanthropic activity.
Cheques amounting to Rs. 2.5 Lac were distributed today to 8 persons besides medicines to a Cancer patient and cash financial assistance to villagers of Border area of Arnia by Sh. M.K.Sinha,IPS, IGP Jammu Zone. While distributing the cheques to the beneficiaries he complimented the efforts being made by the Indian Red Cross Society to identify, reach out to the poor needy and minimise their sufferings by extending them timely help by various means whether cash, medicines or the appliances and in certain cases regular financial assistance on monthly basis. He suggested that Red Cross should start livelihood project for the poor needy and quoted that “Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day, Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime”. Mr. Sinha also assured for his full support in all welfare activities of the Red Cross. 
Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region informed that the Society is putting its best efforts with the guidance and kind support of Shri Sanjeev Verma, the Worthy Divisional Commissioner and the Executive Committee of the Regional Branch to reach out to the unreached and mitigate the sufferings of the poor members of public. 
Prominent persons present on the occasion were S/Sh. Neeraj Anand, Vikram Gujral, Surinder Mahajan, S.C. Bali, Executive Members, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region and R. Vijay Magotra, Social activist.
Red Cross seek the support and cooperation of all those Philanthropist who wish to be associated or want to contribute in the adoption of patients for their treatment.  

Distribution of Cheques

To help the sick and sufferings poor people, to the maximum in saving their lives, the Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region has distributed Cheques to help poor patients suffering from different ailments in their medical treatment to the maximum possible by providing medicines and financial assistance on case to case basis as one of the main Philanthropic activity.

Rs. 2.20 Lac which was sanctioned by Shri Sanjeev Verma, IAS, Divisional Commissioner who is also the ex-officio Chairman of IRCS, Jammu Region was distributed today through cheques to 8 different beneficiaries suffering from these fatal diseases and other health issues in presence of S/ Sh. Neeraj Anand, Surinder Mahajan Executive Committee Members of the Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region and Shri R.Vijay Magotra, Social activist and Executive Committee Member of the IRCS, Jammu District Branch besides Shri O.P.Gupta and Sr. Rajinder Singh, Social activists.