Transparent Hands recently organized a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session in village Aliwaal, UC Charo, Mehar, Dadu, Sindh, on June 1, 2023. The medical camp aimed to provide quality healthcare to impoverished patients, ensuring their access to essential medical services and promoting preventive healthcare practices. It stood as a testament to Transparent Hands’ commitment to improving the health of those in need.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
A total of 652 patients in need received free consultations from expert doctors at the medical camp. In addition, they were provided with free medicines, diabetes tests, screenings for hepatitis B and C, as well as check-ups for typhoid, malaria, cholesterol, and blood pressure, all at no cost to the patients.
Diseases and Treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, flu, cough, vomiting, migraine, chest infection, earache, weak eyesight, asthma, allergies, fever, diabetes, body pain, hypertension, gastric problems, and body weakness. A total of 43 lab tests were also conducted during the medical camp.
Preventive Healthcare Session
During the free medical camp in Dadu, Sindh, one of our expert doctors conducted a preventive healthcare session that focused on personal hygiene. The doctor explained the importance of maintaining good personal hygiene to prevent health problems and discussed practical tips on how to improve personal hygiene.
The impact of this camp was profound, with expert doctors dedicating their time and expertise to providing essential healthcare services to the attendees. A total of 652 deserving patients received free consultations, along with essential healthcare services such as medicines, diabetes tests, screenings for hepatitis B and C, and check-ups for typhoid, malaria, cholesterol, and blood pressure. The preventive healthcare session focused on adopting healthy practices to prevent health problems. By imparting this knowledge and offering free services, the camp made a significant impact on the attendees’ overall health and well-being. This camp served as a catalyst for positive change, not only addressing immediate healthcare needs but also equipping the community with the knowledge and resources to lead healthier lives.
Medical Camp Team
The medical camp team consisted of 16 members, including two supervisors, four doctors (two females and two males), two nurses, one lab technician, two pharmacists, four patient registrars, and one photographer.