Medical Humanitarian Mission – Battambang, Cambodia
“Dr Gurrinder Atwal participated in a medical humanitarian mission to serve the underserved population in Battambang, Cambodia earlier in January of 2014. The program was arranged by a non profit outfit called “Project Angkor” out of Southern California. Mission included medical, vision, dental and ER services including women’s health. Dr Atwal and team of 2 pediatric and one General dentist treated over 2000 patients. They performed fillings, extractions, surgeries, pediatric care and ER services to people from far off rural areas. Some of the patients were seeing a Medical or Dental doctors for the first time in their life time. It was a very humbling experience and Dr Atwal plans to participates in further such programs in future. Apart from dental and medical treatment team also donated goods to a local orphanage and took medical and dental supplies over $25000.00 to be used and donated to the local health facility.