Transparent Hands held a free medical camp in Mardan with the vision to provide quality health care to deserving patients. The medical camp was organized at Momin Khan Kalay, Union Council Shergarh 1, Tehsil Takht Bahi, District Mardan on May 13, 2022. The venue, accommodation, and meals were provided by CPRD.
Free consultations, medicines, and diagnostic tests
A total of 289 patients belonging to underprivileged communities received free consultations. In addition to 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, eye diseases, diabetes, pains, hypertension, gastric problems, and flu. Free medicines were given to a large number of deserving patients. Only two 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.
This free medical camp in Mardan made a lasting difference in the lives of more than 280 patients and their families. This year, Transparent Hands aims to arrange 100 free medical camps across Pakistan. Thousands of donors and sponsors are supporting Transparent Hands’ mission to provide quality medical care to the underprivileged and remote areas of the country.