On 26th June 2021, Daily Jinnah Lahore, Rapid Lahore, SAMA Lahore, Jahan Pakistan Lahore and Metropolitan Lahore, published articles on Kotri Medical and Surgical Camps organised by Transparent Hands. Transparent Hands organized and managed free Medical and Surgical camps on 19th and 20th June 2021, at Choudhry Ismail Welfare Hospital, Kotri. The camps were set up for the underprivileged people residing in the said locality. These camps were organized and managed by Transparent Hands under the Corporate Social Responsibility Program of Rafhan Maize Products, Kotri.
The camp team consisted of twenty members including two supervisors, six doctors (two male and four female), three pharmacists, one lab technician, two patient registrars, three female nurses, one photographer and four crew workers. All COVID SOPs were followed by the camp team. Patients and all other attendees were encouraged to wear face masks and use hand sanitisers as well. Testing facilities for Hepatitis B and C, blood sugar level and blood pressure along with the facility of ultrasound was provided. In total 521 patients turned up on the two respective camps, with 159 patients on the first camp held on 19th of June and 362 patients on the second camp held on 20th of June. All the patients were provided free consultation and medicines. All the female patients were educated about female hygiene. 13 individuals were diagnosed positive for hepatitis. The said medical camps organized by Transparent Hands have played an instrumental role in assisting 521 patients that turned up at Choudhry Ismail Welfare Hospital, Kotri.
The majority of the cases examined by the doctors consisted of patients suffering from stomach issues, joints and muscular pains, and various types of allergies. Free, appropriate medication was provided to such patients. Two Hepatitis positive cases have been registered with us for treatment. Further medical care shall be provided to the said registered patients. Team Transparent Hands, extends gratitude to all the honourable donors, especially Rafhan Maize Products Company Ltd., for assisting us in achieving our goals to hold a medical and surgical camp at Choudhry Ismail Welfare Hospital, Kotri. In future, we look forward to organising such camps where we can be of service to the underprivileged patients in Pakistan and facilitate them with health-care as we believe health-care to be a primary, and basic right of all human beings.