Dr. Elliott’s team arrived in Nubra Valley and after a greeting by most of the community, immediately set up a fully operational dental clinic in the dining hall of Lamdon School in the main village of Disket. In addition, several other classrooms were utilized for private clinics specializing in eye care, general medical conditions as well as gynecological exams and screening.
The 2009 team Myra Elliott Hooi Hwa Tan Chao Shu Yao
Yang Chua Christopher Chin Paul Wong
Ethan Lim MeiYing Wang Sharon Chin
Hwee Leng Pua WanYi Lim Clare Elliott
Marcus Ang AiDing Chan Kah Chuan AEong
After a week of public announcements of the upcoming dental/medical clinic that were broadcast over All India Radio, there were hundreds of local people already lined up for a wide variety of ailments and treatment requests. Over the course of 5 very productive days, the team treated over 1,600 patients and distributed several thousand prescriptions, glasses and toothbrush kits free of charge.