Residents of Johi, Dadu benefit from Free Medical Camp on March 9, 2023
In an effort to provide quality healthcare to underprivileged patients, Transparent Hands organized a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session in Rajo Dero Goth, Kehar Shah Mast, Tehsil Johi, District Dadu, Sindh.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
A total of 402 deserving patients received free consultations from expert doctors. Services offered at the camp were:
- Free Consultations
- First Aid
- Hepatitis B & C Screenings
- Blood Sugar Test
- Blood Pressure Checkup
- Uric Acid Test
- Cholesterol Test
- Typhoid Test
Diseases and Treatments
Most patients who sought consultation suffered from flu, fever, cough, chest infection, asthma, seasonal allergies, diarrhea, diabetes, body pain, hypertension, gastric problems, diarrhea, watery eyes, anemia, measles, UTI, backache, hepatitis B and C. It highlighted the urgent need for accessible and affordable healthcare in impoverished communities. The prevalence of these diseases in such areas was attributed to poor living conditions and limited access to medical facilities. Transparent Hands’ efforts to set up the free medical camp were a step toward closing this healthcare gap and improving the health of the local community.
Preventive Healthcare Session
A doctor held a preventive healthcare session for all attendees at the medical camp. The doctor briefed the attendees to raise awareness about the importance of personal hygiene practices. The doctor emphasized the significance of hand washing, keeping oneself and surroundings clean, and maintaining good oral hygiene to prevent the spread of diseases.
The free medical camp held in Johi, Dadu, was an important intervention in addressing the healthcare needs of the area’s underprivileged population. The provision of diagnosis, treatment, and screening services, as well as a preventive healthcare session, helped bridge the healthcare gap for the 402 deserving patients and their families who attended the camp.
The medical camp played a vital role in detecting and treating common illnesses, which are often prevalent in impoverished communities. Also, the preventive healthcare session was meant to teach people how important it is to live a healthy life and take steps to avoid getting sick in the future.
The success of Transparent Hands in providing quality healthcare services to underprivileged communities is a testament to the generosity of thousands of donors who share their vision of improving the health outcomes of the marginalized and remote areas of the country. Transparent Hands’ continued support allows it to expand its outreach and provide healthcare services to even more individuals and communities in need. Overall, the free medical camp in Johi, Dadu, represents a significant step toward achieving the goal of making quality healthcare accessible and affordable to everyone, regardless of financial or geographical constraints.
Medical Camp Team
The medical camp team consisted of 16 members, including two supervisors, four doctors (two females and two males), two nurses, one lab technician, two pharmacists, four patient registrars, and one photographer.