Transparent Hands organized a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session to provide accessible and high-quality healthcare to underprivileged individuals. This took place at Syed Jail Shah Goth, near Noor Masjid, Bin Qasim Town, Karachi on September 23, 2023.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
The free medical camp successfully provided healthcare assistance to 356 deserving patients. These individuals received free consultations with expert doctors and were also given necessary medicines, along with tests for diabetes, hepatitis B & C, Malaria, cholesterol, and blood pressure measurements. Moreover, a total of 32 lab tests were conducted in this medical camp.
Diseases and Treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, flu, sore throat, chest infection, earache, toothache, eye infection, skin rashes, diarrhea, diabetes, high BP, body weaknesses, and joint/body pain.
Preventive Healthcare Session
One of our expert doctors conducted a preventive healthcare session for the attendees. The session primarily focused on educating the participants about the prevention and management of skin allergies and infections.
The free medical camp and preventive healthcare session had a significant impact on the impoverished patients in Karachi. By providing free consultations, medicines, and essential tests, the camp addressed the healthcare needs of 356 deserving individuals. The session on preventive healthcare also empowered attendees with knowledge and strategies to prevent and manage skin allergies and infections, thereby improving their overall well-being. The initiative highlighted the importance of accessible and quality healthcare for underprivileged communities, creating a positive impact on the lives of those in need.
Medical Camp Team
The Bin Qasim Town medical camp team comprised 16 members: one supervisor, 3 doctors (two females and one male), one nurse, two lab technicians, four pharmacists, four patient registrars, and one photographer.