Transparent Hands organized and managed a free Medical and Surgical camp on 23rd March, 2021 at Bahria Foundation College Balakot. This camp was set up for the underprivileged residing in the said locality. The camp team consisted of twenty-eight members including one supervisor, eight doctors (four male and four female), three pharmacists, two lab technologists, four patient registrars, two female nurses, one photographer and six crew workers. All COVID SOPs were followed by the camp team. Patients and all other attendees were encouraged to wear face masks and use hand sanitizers. Testing facilities for Hepatitis B and C, blood sugar level and blood pressure along with facility of ultrasound was provided. In total 770 patients were provided free consultation and medicines.
The medical camp organized by Transparent Hands has played an instrumental role in assisting 770 patients that turned up at Bahria Foundation College Balakot. Majority of the cases examined by the doctors consisted of patients suffering from stomach issues, joints and muscular pains, and various types of allergies. Free, appropriate medication was provided to such patients. Thirty-two medical and surgical cases and five Hepatitis C positive cases have been registered with us for treatment. Further medical and surgical care shall be provided to the said registered patients.
Towards the end, Director of Operations, Transparent Hands, Mr. Raheel Abbas presented the shield to the Bahria Project/Regional Manager Mr. Adnan M. Rana, Bahria Regional Manager Cdr (Retd) Abdul Rehman, IG Sindh (Retd) and Ex-Secretary Anti-Narcotics Mr. Iqbal Mehmood, and to the Principal of Bahria Foundation College Mr. Muhammad Hanif. Transparent Hands efforts in serving the impoverished across Pakistan were also recognized by the honorable guests. IG Sindh (Retd) and Ex Secretary Anti-Narcotics, Mr. Iqbal Mehmood distributed shield to Director of Operations Raheel Abbas. He also distributed shields and certificates to the staff members of Transparent Hands in recognition of their effortless work at the camp.
Team Transparent Hands, extends gratitude to all the honorable guests for assisting us in achieving our goal to hold a medical and surgical camp at Bahria Foundation College Balakot. In the future, we look forward to organizing such camps where we can be of service to the underprivileged patients in Pakistan and facilitate them with health care. We believe health care to be a primary and basic right of all human beings.