Taloja jail inmates, staff undergo health check-up
More than 200 prisoners of Taloja jail went through a health check-up on Saturday pon the jail premises.
The check-up covered most common health concerns and the prisoners and prison staff took keen interest in getting the screening done and interacted with the physicians. Shamkant Shedge, jail administrator at Taloja Jail, Khargahar, said, “We are pleased to have conducted health checkups for the prisoners who also have a right to better health. We believe that the concern for better health should encourage them to better care of themselves.”
He added, “Even our staff, who perform their duties amid difficult working conditions, were happy to get advice on health and well-being from Fortis’ doctors.”
Dr Bipin Chevale, facility director, Fortis Hospital, Vashi, said, “Everyone deserves to be in good health, even the prisoners. ”