Mega free medical checkup camp held by Moras Charitable Foundation
A mega free medical checkup camp was organized by Moras charitable foundation in association with KMC Mangaluru, Mariagiri Health Centre- Kuppepadav at the premises of Mariagiri Hospital on October 20. Doctors from various disciplines such as ophthalmology, ‘ENT, pediatrics, gynecology, orthopedics, general medicine etc were present and about 300 people availed the medical benefits from 9.30am to 1.30pm.
At the inauguration, Dr Kaveri, a dental surgeon, speaking to the public stressed the importance of Oral health care. She said, “Since all food and drink that we consume goes inside through the mouth, it is necessary that we take care of oral health with utmost care.”
Dr Anaga, a general surgeon, speaking to the audience assured the best medical facilities and expressed her happiness about the collaboration with Mariagiri Hospital and Moras Charitable Foundation.
Parish Priest of Kuppepadav Church Fr Valerian D’Souza praised the Moras foundation activities which are relevant and pro-community.
During the Presidential address the chairman and the Bishop Emeritus of Bangalore, Dr Bernard Moras, said, “We want to give back to the community what we received from the community and Almighty by giving we make the life of the deserving a little better and happy.” He also announced to the audience about the coaching classes that will be started by the Moras foundation for the deserving students of 8, 9, and 10th standard in the subjects English, Maths and Science, hopefully from January 2020. He also expressed his desire of adding more educational faculties to Kuppepadav, if God willing, an English medium school at Kuppepadav.
The superior of Mariagiri convent Sr Rekha and senior trustee John Moras were present o the Dais. One of the trustees Joseph Antony Moras welcomed all, compered the programme and thanked everyone who made the medical camp possible.
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