Transparent Hands recently organized a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session on September 16, 2023. It took place at Magsi House, New Rashidy Goth, Malir Link Road, Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block 9, Karachi. The aim was to provide quality healthcare to impoverished patients and raise awareness about preventive healthcare.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
A total of 232 deserving patients received free consultations with expert doctors. They also benefited from healthcare services at no cost, such as free medicines, diabetes tests, screenings for hepatitis B and C, Malaria, cholesterol, and blood pressure check-ups. Additionally, 33 laboratory tests were conducted to help diagnose and assess the patient’s medical conditions.
Diseases and Treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, flu, cough, chest infection, migraine, urine infection, mouth ulcers, scabies, pink eye, anemia, high BP, diarrhea, kidney pain, body weakness, constipation, and diabetes.
Preventive Healthcare Session on Malaria
During the medical camp, attendees received important information about malaria, including how to prevent it and why early detection is crucial for better health outcomes.
In Karachi, a free medical camp made a profound and enduring impact on 232 deserving patients and their families, offering crucial medical care and support during difficult circumstances. The camp’s main objective was to ensure that those in need had access to essential healthcare services, including free consultations, medications, and treatments. The extraordinary success of the camp was made achievable through the remarkable generosity of numerous donors who shared our mission of delivering top-notch healthcare to underprivileged communities residing in remote regions.
Medical Camp Team
The Karachi medical camp team comprised 16 members, including one supervisor, 3 doctors (Two female and one male), one nurse, Two lab technicians, four pharmacists, four patient registrars, and one photographer. A total of 8 volunteers from Dow Medical College also participated.