Transparent Hands recently arranged a free medical camp and preventive healthcare session to make quality healthcare treatments available to poor patients. The free medical camp was held at Clinic Dr. Zubair, Near Civil Hospital, Wahi Pandhi, Sindh, on June 30, 2022.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
A total of 366 patients belonging to underprivileged communities received free consultations by expert doctors. Medicines, diabetes tests, hepatitis B & C screenings, and blood pressure check-ups were also provided free of charge.
Preventive Healthcare Session on Smoking
Our expert doctors held a preventive healthcare session for the attendees at the free medical camp in Wahi. The session focused on the diseases caused by smoking. The doctors also discussed how it can be avoided.
Diseases and Treatments
Most of the patients who sought consultation were suffering from allergies, fever, diabetes, pains, hypertension, gastric problems, cough, and weakness. Free medicines were given to a large number of deserving patients. Around 12% of the tested patients had hepatitis C and 25% had hepatitis B.
The free medical camp in Wahi Pandhi, Sindh, made a difference in the lives of 366 poor patients and their families. Thousands of donors are supporting Transparent Hands’ mission to bring quality health care to even more impoverished, remote, and rural areas of Pakistan.
Medical Camp Team
The medical camp team consisted of 20 members, including a supervisor, four doctors (two females and two males), two nurses, three pharmacists, four patient registrars, a photographer, and five crew workers.