Most patients who were supposed to be treated for by birth disability were put on hold for their needs towards artificial limbs, callipers, wheelchairs, tricycles
Understanding and acknowledging the increased pressure on public health due to unprecedented medical emergency caused by COVID-19, Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS) decided to resume free treatment of differently abled patients free of cost in Udaipur. Considering the pain of differently abled to seek medical help amid COVID-19 crisis while fearing catching this infection, Narayan Seva Sansthan decided to resume treatment facility.
Prashant Agarwal, President, Narayan Seva Sansthan says that, “Prior to the lockdown, we used to operate 80-90 patients per day, but after we resumed, there are 6-7 patients every day. Due to current pandemic, we are hoping to help as many people as possible with proper precautions while maintaining social distancing. We are also inviting needy students to come and join free skill development courses offered at Narayan Seva Sansthan.
Dr Ankit Chauhan at NSS said, pre and post-operative care is crucial for by birth disability patients while observing their muscle and mental state. The patients who got operated prior to unlock were offered physiotherapy guidance on webinar.
Because of the lockdown, operations that got cancelled at NSS were estimated to be around 3430 case but per day case estimation was over 60-70. Most of the patients who were supposed to be treated for by birth disability were put on hold for their needs towards artificial limbs, callipers, wheelchairs, and tricycles.