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Medical Camps & Seminars
Special medical camps for women are held in nearly all our centers. The greatest results can be seen in remote villages where women are total strangers to diseases like AIDS. Professional doctors, gynecologists and medical personnel conduct these camps that include general health check ups and care, gynecological, AIDS, cancer detection camps and ENT. Camps are also organized to help mothers with growing children. Polio vaccine camps and cholera vaccine camps are annually organized. These have been extremely beneficial for both urban and rural people. Similar camps are also held in foreign centers.

On 17 December 1997, on the occasion of Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharajís 77th Birthday celebration at Atladra in Baroda, BAPS held a childrenís medical camp to help hundreds of mothers. A total of 513 children along with their mothers participated in the health camp. Parents were guided on how to raise their children in the best of health.

Surat 1-2-3:
On 1 October 2000, the women's wing in Surat conducted a Blood Donation Camp. 60 women donated blood.

On 17 December 2000, a medical camp for women was held at the Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Mandir. The camp was free of cost and all women patients were given free guidance. In this camp 110 women were examined for dental, ophthalmic and gynecological illnesses.

On 31 March 2001, at the Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Mandir, Surendranagar, a medical camp for women was arranged. In this medical camp 55 women patients were examined by Dr. Devendraben Shah, who is the Dean of C.U.Shah Medical College and her two assistant lady doctors. Free medicines were distributed and women from urban and village areas benefited.

On 8 March 2001, at the Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Mandir, a medical check up and blood donation camp was arranged for women. A total of 11 doctors from different specialties gave their voluntary services. 1200 young and old women benefited.

Womenís Blood Donation Camps
The BAPS Womenís Wing is extremely active in promoting good health among women, children and the general public. Special Blood Donation Camps are organized by the women volunteers of BAPS for women to donate blood.

In 1997, cities from Surat in West India to Calcutta in East India held special blood donation camps where only women donated blood.

In 1999 women donated blood for Kargil soldiers.

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