Free Medical Camp Held at Balakot on May 16, 2022
Transparent Hands, in partnership with Systems, held a free medical camp with the vision to provide quality health care to deserving patients. The medical camp was organized at Bahria Foundation College, Balakot, KPK on May 16, 2022. The venue, accommodation, and meals were provided by Bahria Foundation College.
Free consultations, medicines, and diagnostic tests
A total of 514 patients belonging to underprivileged communities received free consultations. In addition to free medicines, the patients were also provided with CBC, blood sugar tests, blood pressure tests, ultrasound scans, and hepatitis B and C screenings free of charge.
Medical camp team
The medical camp team consisted of 19 members, including a supervisor, five doctors (two males and three females), two pharmacists, one photographer, two lab technicians, two female staff nurses, two patient registrars (one male and one female), and four crew workers.
Diseases and treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, eye diseases, diabetes, pains, hypertension, gastric problems, and flu. Free medicines were given to a large number of deserving patients. Only six patients needed to undergo surgeries.
A female doctor held an awareness on personal hygiene and daily food intake for children. All COVID SOPs such as wearing face masks, hand sanitization, and social distancing were followed at the medical camp. In addition, the patients received face masks and hand sanitizers free of charge.
This free medical camp made a lasting difference in the lives of more than 510 patients and their families. This year, Transparent Hands aims to arrange 100 free medical camps across Pakistan. Thousands of donors and sponsors like Systems are supporting Transparent Hands’ mission to provide quality medical care to the underprivileged and remote areas of the country.