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
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.
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
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.
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.