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Thousands of patients of Dhubri dist treated on Lifeline Express

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DHUBRI, Feb 11 - The world�s first seven-coach train hospital, Lifeline Express, that stayed at the Gauripur Railway station from January 18 to February 8, treated thousands of patients from all over the d, for free.

The train donated by the Indian Railways, also known as Jeevan Rekha, is a joint initiative of Impact India Foundation and the Indian Railways. It is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art operation theatre (OT) along with a team of qualified doctors and surgeons to provide free treatment and surgeries.

It was informed, that almost 6500 patients registered their name for getting treated in the train, that aimed at bringing healthcare facilities to the remotest parts of India.

Out of these patients, cataract eye surgery was done of 426 patients, 74 patients were operated for ENT- related problems, plastic surgery for cleft lip was done on 18 patients and paediatric orthopedic surgeries were carried out on 40 patients from all over the district. Moreover, cancer screening was done for more than 400 patients, spectacles were provided to 1200 patients, 1500 dental surgeries were carried out. It was also informed that 5000 patients were checked for sugar and blood pressure-related issues and were provided free medicines. The entire project was sponsored by Bharat Petroleum Private Limited.

A memento was also given to Impact India Foundation by the Lions Club of Dhubri & PB College for facilitating the district with the free medical railway service, Lifeline Express and its contribution towards the community of Dhubri district.

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Thousands of patients of Dhubri dist treated on Lifeline Express

DHUBRI, Feb 11 - The world�s first seven-coach train hospital, Lifeline Express, that stayed at the Gauripur Railway station from January 18 to February 8, treated thousands of patients from all over the d, for free.

The train donated by the Indian Railways, also known as Jeevan Rekha, is a joint initiative of Impact India Foundation and the Indian Railways. It is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art operation theatre (OT) along with a team of qualified doctors and surgeons to provide free treatment and surgeries.

It was informed, that almost 6500 patients registered their name for getting treated in the train, that aimed at bringing healthcare facilities to the remotest parts of India.

Out of these patients, cataract eye surgery was done of 426 patients, 74 patients were operated for ENT- related problems, plastic surgery for cleft lip was done on 18 patients and paediatric orthopedic surgeries were carried out on 40 patients from all over the district. Moreover, cancer screening was done for more than 400 patients, spectacles were provided to 1200 patients, 1500 dental surgeries were carried out. It was also informed that 5000 patients were checked for sugar and blood pressure-related issues and were provided free medicines. The entire project was sponsored by Bharat Petroleum Private Limited.

A memento was also given to Impact India Foundation by the Lions Club of Dhubri & PB College for facilitating the district with the free medical railway service, Lifeline Express and its contribution towards the community of Dhubri district.

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