Transparent Hands recently arranged a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session for the underprivileged communities in Mardan. The free medical camp was held in Sarwar Abad, Mar Kori, Mardan on August 25, 2022. The Centre for Peace and Development (CPRD) and Al-Falah Youth also participated in the medical camp.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
A total of 410 needy patients received free consultations by our expert doctors. The patients were also provided with free medicines, face masks, sanitizers, and various diagnostic tests, including hepatitis B & C screenings and diabetes and blood pressure checkups.
Diseases and Treatments
The most common health conditions and diseases found among the patients were chest infection, gynecological problems, joint/knee pain, backache, chest infection, diarrhea, gastric diseases, skin infections, hepatitis, flu, throat infections, cardiac diseases, eye problems, lower back pain, kidney problems, abdominal pain, and diabetes. Eight surgical cases were also found during the medical camp.
Preventive Healthcare Session for Women
A female doctor held a preventive healthcare session on hygiene and water-borne diseases and health tips for women at the medical camp. The doctor advised the female attendees to boil drinking water before using it. She also discussed the importance of washing hands before cooking and after using the washroom.
This free Mardan medical camp in Mar Kori made a difference in the lives of 410 patients and their families. With the support of our donors and sponsors,we are bringing quality healthcare services to an increasing number of patients belonging to underprivileged communities all across Pakistan.
The medical team of the free medical camp in Mar Kori consisted of 15 members, including one supervisor, three doctors (one male and two female), two pharmacists, one lab technician, two patient registrars, one photographer, and five crew workers.