Saturday, 17 May
A health Fair
hosted by the Houston BAPS Mandir .
The fair highlighted
the three medical "E's" - Examination, Education
Free physical examinations included eye, ear, dental, blood
pressure and blood sugar screening. The fair also provided
detailed blood analysis, EKG, PSA-hormone and bone density
tests for a nominal fee. These medical examinations were
made possible by several doctors, pharmacists, nurses and
medical technologists who volunteered their time and equipment.
Seminars were held throughout the day on health and nutrition
topics such as hyperlipidemia, diabetes, metabolism, memory,
yoga, and management of medical practices. These seminars
were sponsored by health care companies and organizations.
25 booths were set up by various pharmaceutical companies,
local hospitals, government health organizations and other
health-care providers which provided guidance and valuable
information on the latest medical drugs, disease prevention,
and non-conventional medical methods such as acupuncture.
By all measures
this health fair was a clear success benefiting numerous