Transparent Hands organized a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session with the aim of providing access to high-quality healthcare for underprivileged patients. The medical camp took place at Aabroo Welfare High School in Fareed Kot, Kamaha, Lahore, on September 19, 2023. Life Hospital facilitated the provision of eye examinations and distributed free eyeglasses to attendees.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
During the camp, 597 deserving patients received free consultations with expert doctors. They also received free medicines, diabetes tests, uric acid tests, hepatitis B and C screenings, ultrasound examinations, cholesterol checks, eye checkups, glasses, and blood pressure measurements. Additionally, a total of 339 different diagnostic tests were provided to assess the patient’s health conditions.
Preventive Healthcare Session
Our expert doctors held a preventive healthcare session for the attendees which was focused on the prevention and management of conjunctivitis.
Diseases and Treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, cough, flu, chest infection, seasonal allergies, diabetes, diarrhea, muscle pain, abdominal pain, uric acid, paralysis, and hepatitis C.
The impact of providing free healthcare services, including medicines, diagnostic tests, and preventive healthcare sessions, has been truly transformative for 597 deserving patients and their families in Kamaha, Lahore. Beyond the tangible benefits of medical care, this initiative has touched their lives on a deep, emotional level.
By offering free consultations with expert doctors, these patients have not only received necessary medical attention but have also felt a genuine sense of empathy and compassion. This has resonated with them, leaving a lasting impression.
The provision of free medicines has not only eased their financial burdens but has also provided them with a sense of security, knowing that their healthcare needs are being addressed. The diagnostic tests conducted during the camp have not only identified underlying health conditions but have also brought a sense of relief, as early detection allows for better treatment outcomes.
Furthermore, the preventive healthcare sessions have empowered these patients with valuable knowledge and tools to take charge of their own health and well-being. This not only improves their physical health but also instills in them a newfound confidence and resilience. Overall, the impact of these free healthcare services extends far beyond the physical realm, leaving a positive and lasting impression on the lives of those who were fortunate enough to benefit from them.
Medical Camp Team
The medical camp team consisted of 17 members, including one supervisor, four doctors (two males and two females), one lab technician, two optometrists and one assistant, two pharmacists, two patient registrars /crew members, one volunteer, one staff nurse, and two photographers.