Transparent Hands conducted a free medical camp in Shergarh with a preventive healthcare session to bring hope and healing to underprivileged people, leaving a lasting impact on their lives. The free medical camp was held on June 23, 2023, at Shergarh, Okara.
Free Consultations, Medicines, and Diagnostic Tests
During the camp, 180 deserving patients were provided with free consultations and medical aid by expert doctors. Various essential medical services were also offered for free, including medicines, diabetes tests, uric acid tests, hepatitis B and C screenings, LFTs (Liver Function Tests), RFTs (Renal Function Tests), Ultrasound, cholesterol tests, and blood pressure check-ups.
Diseases and Treatments
Most of the patients who sought advice suffered from fever, cough, flu, seasonal allergies, skin infections, diabetes, body pain, joint pain, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and body weakness. No surgical case was registered during the Shergarh medical camp.
Preventive Healthcare Session
During the free medical camp in Shergarh, one of our expert doctors conducted a preventive healthcare session dedicated to scabies prevention and management. The doctor provided comprehensive guidance on how to prevent scabies and effectively address any related issues.
The free medical camp in Shergarh, Okara, had a significant impact on the lives of 180 deserving patients and their families. It was a ray of light, bringing much-needed medical care to the people who desperately needed it. The camp’s primary goal was to ensure that underprivileged patients had access to basic healthcare by providing essential consultations and treatments for free. The preventative healthcare session educated participants on how to control and prevent scabies through practical tips. By increasing public understanding and encouraging individuals to take responsibility for their health, this all-encompassing strategy improved healthcare outcomes in the community.
The success of the camp was made possible by the unwavering generosity of a large number of donors who shared Transparent Hands’ goal of providing quality healthcare to underprivileged communities, residing in remote areas.
Medical Camp Team
The team of Shergarh medical camp consisted of 17 members, including one supervisor, four doctors (three males and one female), five lab technicians, two pharmacists, three patient registrars, crew members, one staff nurse, and one photographer. Some volunteers from Superior University also participated in the camp.