By- Correspondent | Date- March 04, 2012
Compare to male journalists, the women media persons based in Guwahati have shown better health status. It was revealed during an all women health check-up camp organized by the city based NEMCARE Hospital in association with Guwahati Press Club on March 4 at the press club premises. Nearly 50 lady journalists and wives of working journalists participated in the health camp, which was organized on the eve of International Women’s Day (March 8) and was supervised by NEMCARE hospital CEO Dr Hitesh Baruah.
The physicians including Dr Anjali Baruah (Deptt of ENT), Dr Nabanita Baruah (Dental), Dr Arunima Goswami (Medicine), Dr Anita Baruah (Dermatology), Dr M. G. Sarmah (Neurology), Dr Shakuntala Mahanta (Gynecology), Dr Anindita Sarma (RMO), Dr Sabina Yashaar (Resident doctor), Dr Rachna Sarma (Pediatrics) examined the journalist and media employees. The nursing team comprising Anima Gogoi, Namita Gogoi, Simtherla, Babina Kotwal, R. V. Lily, Mani Devi with technicians Ramjida Begum, Dinesh Pathak, Pranjit, Chandan Borgohain, Arup Baruah supported the team of lady doctors.
It may be mentioned that Guwahati Press Club has been organizing health check-up programs with the help of different private hospitals including Down Town Hospitals, GNRC Hospitals, Apollo Hospitals etc time to time, where it is repeatedly found that more and more male journalists are suffering from gastroenteritis and other ailments because of their stressful professional life.