Transparent Hands recently held a free medical camp in Islamic Centre Model Colony, Wazirabad on June 13, 2022. It was organized with the vision to provide quality health care to the most underprivileged and deserving patients. Alkhidmat Foundation supported this medical camp.
Free consultations and diagnostic tests
A total of 186 patients belonging to vulnerable and impoverished communities received free consultations. Medicines, blood sugar tests, Hepatitis B & C tests, and blood pressure tests were also provided free of charge.
Diseases and treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from hepatitis C, allergies, cough, weakness, fever, diabetes, pains, high blood pressure, gastric problems, and flu. Free medicines were given to a large number of deserving patients. Only four patients were advised to undergo surgeries.
An awareness session about family health and hygiene was also held by a female doctor for mothers and children that attended the medical camp. 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 free medical camp in Nankana Sahib made a difference in the lives of over 180 patients and their families. In 2022, Transparent Hands aims to arrange 100 free medical camps across Pakistan. Thousands of donors and sponsors are supporting Transparent Hands’ mission to bring quality health care to even more underprivileged, rural, and remote areas of the country.
Medical camp team
The medical camp team in Wazirabad consisted of 15 members, including a supervisor, three doctors (one female and two males), a female nurse, a lab technician, two pharmacists, a patient registrar, a photographer, and five crew workers.