Transparent Hands recently held a free medical camp with the vision to provide quality health care to deserving patients. The medical camp was organized at Aghosh Alkhidmat, Haripur, Hazara on May 11, 2022. The venue, accommodation, and meals were provided by Alkhidmat Foundation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Free consultations, medicines, and diagnostic tests
A total of 321 patients belonging to underprivileged communities received free consultations. Besides free medicines, the patients were also provided with blood sugar tests, blood pressure tests, and hepatitis B and C screenings free of charge.
Medical camp team
The medical camp team consisted of 17 members, including a supervisor, four doctors, two pharmacists, one photographer, two lab technicians, two female staff nurses, two patient registrars (one male and one female) and three crew workers.
Diseases and treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from fever, diabetes, pains, hypertension, gastric problems, and allergies. Free medicines were given to a large number of deserving patients. Only six patients needed to undergo surgeries.
A female doctor held an awareness session on personal hygiene 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.
The medical camp in Haripur Hazara made a lasting difference in the lives of more than 320 patients and their families. This year, Transparent Hands aims to arrange 100 free medical camps across Pakistan. Thousands of donors are supporting Transparent Hands’ mission to provide quality medical care to even more underprivileged and remote areas of the country.